Get Out And Vote Tuesday

The polls are open from 12 noon to 8pm (May 19) to approve the school budget and elect a new school board member for a five-year term. On the ballot, according to the Post-Star: 

The 2015-16 Budget (proposed): $7.74 million

That breaks down to a spending increase: $180,000.

2014-15 tax levy: $6.16 million 2015-16 tax levy: $6.26 million

Tax levy increase: $94,000, 1.5 percent

Ballot propositions: Purchase one 65-passenger school bus at a cost not to exceed $104,000; put $300,000 from fund balance into a repair reserve fund to pay for the cost of repairs to capital improvements or equipment.

Two candidates are vying for an open seat on the Schroon Lake Central School Board. Susan Repko and Bruce Murdock are both running for the five-year term on the board. You can read their full bios from the Post-Star, here.  Voting is in the school auditorium.