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Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District: FAILED - No: 1198 Yes: 981

Proposition #1: FAILED - No: 1150 Yes: 972

Proposition #2: PASSED - Yes: 1257 No: 802

Proposition #3: PASSED - Yes: 1152 No: 990

Community Library Board of Trustees: Melodie Neary (1132 votes), Terry Keller (1075 votes), Janet Sand (1132 votes)

  • Proposed staffing cuts: NONE
  • Proposed 2012-2013 budget: $35,289,831
  • Percentage increase/decrease in budget: +3.5%
  • Tax levy increase/decrease: +4.54% (DOES need supermajority [60%] approval to pass)
  • Proposed program cuts: NONE

For more information:  http://www.crcs.k12.ny.us/ 

 

Gilboa-Conesville Central School District: PASSED

Yes: 138 No: 49

BOE ELECTION: David Merwin Jr. (143 votes)

  • Proposed staffing cuts: NONE
  • Proposed 2012-2013 budget: $9,758,120
  • Percentage increase/decrease in budget: -.61%
  • Tax levy increase/decrease: +0.79%* (Does NOT need supermajority [60%] approval to pass)
  • Proposed program cuts: NONE

For more information:  http://www.gilboa-conesville.k12.ny.us/ 

 

Jefferson Central School District: PASSED - Yes: 206 No: 127

Proposition #1: PASSED - Yes: 195 No: 125 

BOE ELECTION: Bobbi Bellinger (260 votes)

  • Proposed staffing cuts: .4 FTE (all through attrition)
  • Proposed 2012-2013 budget: $6,048,703
  • Percentage increase/decrease in budget: +2.5%
  • Tax levy increase/decrease: +4.7% (Does NOT need supermajority [60%] approval to pass)
  • Proposed program cuts: Reductions in special education (funding, bringing students back to district, different providers)
  • Proposition 2- Looking to purchase 1 60-passenger bus at a cost not to exceed $101,493
  • BOE ELECTION- Voters to decide on 1 seat; a 5-year term. 1 candidate announced; Bobbi Bellinger.

For more information: http://www.jeffersoncs.org/ 

 

Middleburgh Central School District: PASSED - Yes: 478 No: 368

Proposition #2: FAILED - No: 510  Yes: 334

BOE ELECTION: Becky Binder and Pam Standhart

  • Proposed staffing cuts: 4.2 FTE (one elementary teacher, the attendance supervisor, reduction one art teacher and one music teacher and one Family and Consumer Science teaching position to 0.6 FTE and reduction of one guidance counselor and one ELA teacher to 0.5 FTE)
  • Proposed 2012-2013 budget: $20,150,481
  • Percentage increase/decrease in budget: -0.18%
  • Tax levy increase/decrease: +2.39% (Does NOT need supermajority [60%] approval to pass)
  • Proposed program cuts:

For more information:  http://www.middleburgh.k12.ny.us/ 

 

Schoharie Central School District: PASSED - Yes: 453 No: 327

Proposition #1: PASSED - Yes: 433 No: 330

BOE ELECTION: Barbara Monsees (464 votes) and Nancy Liddle (575 votes)

  • Proposed staffing cuts: 6.5 FTE (3.5 FTE staff, 3 FTE support staff)
  • Proposed 2012-2013 budget: $20,431,369
  • Percentage increase/decrease in budget: +2.68%
  • Tax levy increase/decrease: +3.15%* (Does NOT need supermajority [60%] approval to pass)
  • Proposed program cuts: The staffing cuts may affect the availability of some high school electives and some student services.
  • Proposition #2- Bus purchase. On the May 15 ballot will ask voters to approve the proposition to purchase two 65-passenger buses and two 22-passenger buses for a total cost of $300,000.
  • BOE ELECTION- Voters will also select from among three candidates for two open seats on the Schoharie Board of Education and consider a bus purchase proposition

For more information:  http://www.schoharie.k12.ny.us/ 

 

Sharon Springs Central School District: PASSED - Yes: 166 No: 63

BOE ELECTION: James MacFadden (198 votes)

  • Proposed staffing cuts: NONE
  • Proposed 2012-2013 budget: $8,645,264
  • Percentage increase/decrease in budget: +2.9% (+$240,128)
  • Tax levy increase/decrease: +2% (Does NOT need supermajority [60%] approval to pass)
  • Proposed program cuts: NONE
  • BOE ELECTIONS- Just one open seat. Incumbent unopposed.

 

For more information: http://www.sharonsprings.org/ 


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