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Area school budget votes, elections today

By sandycooke - May 17th, 2010, 22:12, Category: General

KINGSTON — Voters will go for the polls in the region currently to decide whether to choose their institution districts’ budgets and who will serve on boards of learning.

Ulster County

Kingston college officials have proposed a $140.5 , 000, 000 price range for 2010-11 that does not improve shelling out but would increase the home taxes levy by 4.7 percent.

Seven propects are vying for 3, three-year stipulations around the university board: Incumbent Matthew McCoy and Kristen Uhl, Doris Soldner, Charles Polacco, Barbara Patrick, Todd Langon, and also the Rev. Arthur Coston.

In Ellenville, district officials have proposed a $45.65 , 000, 000 spending budget for 2010-11 that would raise paying by a couple of.66 percentage and also the home taxes levy by 1.74 percentage.

Six candidates can also be running for four car seats, while using top a few voter-getters currently being elected to three-year stipulations along with the fourth-place-finisher receiving the last yr of an unexpired term.

The 4 chairs up for grabs are at the moment occupied by panel Vice President Karen Osterhoudt, the Rev. Julius Collins, and Raymond Matthews — all of whom are running for re-election — and Anthony Percoco, who was seated following the resignation of Robert Olney but is not searching for election to some total time period. Also running are Donald Oglesby, former trustee Philip Mattracion, and Francis Gurgui.

Highland university centre residents will make your mind up no matter if to undertake a $35,827,312 price range for 2010-11 that's one.five % bigger than the present institution year’s spending program and would improve the property duty levy 8.4 pct.

Voters will even choose from among four potential customers to complete 3 seats within the college aboard currently occupied by Sue Gilmore, Darlene Plavchak, and Scott Greenland. The best two finishers will each and every win a three-year time period, and the third-place finisher will win a one-year period.

The education aboard propects are Gilmore, David Gordon, Jim Kokoszyski and Thomas Miller.

In the Marlboro college centre, voters will make your mind up the fate of a $49.4 million price range for 2010-11 which is four.62 % much larger than the 2009-10 shelling out prepare and would increase the residence taxes levy by 1.8 pct.

For that two school board seats, the several propects are James P. Sullivan, Joann Reed, and Kenneth T. Brooks. Incumbents Stephen Adamshick and Salvatore Paporto usually are not in search of re-election.

New Paltz voters will make a decision whether to undertake a $48.83 million 2010-11 budget carrying a 0.74 pct boost and representing a a couple of.95 percent taxes levy enhance.

Six candidates are vying for two, three-year school aboard chairs. The propects are: MaryAnn Tozzi, Julliet Coxum, Dominick Profaci, Robert Wealthy, incumbent Edgar Rodriguez and Michael Swigart.

The Onteora education centre has proposed a $50 , 000, 000 budget to the 2010-11 education calendar year that may commit 0.a few more and bring up the district’s house tax levy by several.9 per-cent.

Thomas Hickey and Robert Kurnit are working for the two three-year stipulations for the college board.

A proposition to obtain one, $35,000 automobile that holds 7 passengers will even appear for the ballot.

In Rondout Valley, voters will make a decision on a $61.06 , 000, 000 price range which is a few.7 pct greater than the present year’s spending plan and would raise the asset duty levy by a couple of.81 percentage.

4 potential customers are vying for 3, three-year seats for the school board: Past Trustee Michael Redmond and incumbents Lennart Berg, Christopher Kelder and William Oliva.

In Saugerties, voters will make your mind up the fate of your $55.1 million finances that is certainly four.74 percentage larger than the current school year’s finances and would improve the asset duty levy by 21.07 %.

Potential customers vying for a few seats within the Saugerties Aboard of Learning consist of Robert Davies, Michael MacIsaacm Timothy Scott Jr., and incumbent trustees George Heidcamp, James Steinhilber and Mark Thompson.

Wallkill voters will weigh in over a $63.9 , 000, 000 budget which is one.36 per-cent bigger than the present year’s and would improve the residence tax levy by 6.94 percent in 2010-11.

Three candidates for university board are sprinting with out opposition for several seats. They include Joseph LoCicero and incumbents Tina Williams and Pota Taylor.

In a separate proposition on today’s ballot, voters will make a decision whether or not to authorize the area to get, for $310,000, a home on Plains Road that the centre presently leases for its central copy, maintenance, and technologies providers.

Northern Dutchess

Hyde Park residents will choose whether or not to follow a proposed $80.02 , 000, 000 university center wasting program, that is 1 percentage larger than the current year’s and would require an further several.seven percent to be raised by taxes.

From the Panel of Learning election, incumbent Trustees Sharon Mattias, Dan Duffy, and Timothy Liebrand are uncontested for re-election to three-year stipulations.

Pine Plains voters will make your mind up using a $26.87 , 000, 000 spending budget for 2010-11 that will increase shelling out by 1.68 % and projects a seven.86 per-cent raise in the centre levy levy.

In the school panel election, incumbent trustees Joanne Wolf and Heather Boucher are uncontested. A 3rd seat will likely be determined by write-in votes, because no ballot petitions have been submitted.

The prime two vote-getters every single will serve three-year terms, as the third-place finisher will complete the remaining calendar year of previous board member Karen Lindsey’s term.

Also for the ballot are going to be a proposition trying to find voter authorization to expend as much as $113,500 for two 65-passenger buses, $43,050 for a couple of 12-passenger buses, and $17,850 for a one-passenger van.

In Red Hook, voters will decide on no matter if to undertake a $44.38 , 000, 000 university spending budget that raises investing by 1.83 percentage and projects a 5.9 % enhance inside levy levy.

4 individuals are about the ballot for two Aboard of Education and learning chairs: incumbent trustees Johanna Moore and Kelly Mosher, and Randolph “Randy” Haddad and Frank Vosburgh.

Rhinebeck residents will decide the fate of a $27.76 million budget that will enhance paying by 2.one % and the centre tax levy by a few.99 percent in 2010-11.

Three incumbents are operating unopposed nowadays in in search of new three-year conditions about the Aboard of Knowledge: Karen Hatter, Paul Slayton, and Laurie Wealthy.

Greene County

In Cairo-Durham, voters will weigh in on the $27.seven , 000, 000 spending budget for 2010-11, as nicely as two propositions. The proposed budget heightens investing by four percentage and raises the house taxes levy by several.93 percentage.

Seven potential customers, which includes three incumbents, can also be competing for four chairs within the board in today’s election. A couple of from the chairs carry a three-year term, while the fourth seat is often a one-year period to pack a aboard vacancy. Candidates are operating at huge, meaning the prime 3 vote-getters will just about every serve three many years, while the fourth will fill the vacancy.

Incumbents Thomas Plank, Greg Koerner-Fox and Beatrice Clappin and newcomers Nicole Maggio, Samuel Mozzillo, Dean Pectal and Patricia Ublacker are working. A previously announced eighth candidate, Jennifer Sabine, withdrew from the race.

The first proposition seeks approval on the Cairo Public Library’s proposed $24,500 spending plan, which boosts spending by $6,000.

The second proposition seeks authorization to invest as much as $2,262,295 about the installation of an bio-mass heating system inside the district. Center officials, inside a press release issued right after the proposition was incorporated in spending budget documents, mentioned the biomass heating plant construction would basically price about $1.four million.

In Catskill, voters will determine the fate of an $36.7 , 000, 000 finances for the coming school yr that decreases investing by 0.73 percentage and calls for the tax levy improve of 3.26 percent.

Ten candidates are vying for four car seats around the Panel of Education, a couple of of which carry three-year terms and one of which will pack a two-year unexpired expression.

The propects are incumbents Randall Griffin, Michael Bulich and Lisa Warner, past board member Carol Schilansky and newcomers Carthette Burnette, Francesca Daisernia, Ronald Frascello Jr., Matthew Leipman, Tracy Powell and Christopher Van Loan.

A proposed $479,935.88 spending budget for your Catskill Public Library may also be on the ballot.

Coxsackie-Athens voters will decide regardless of whether to undertake a $25.several , 000, 000 price range for that coming year. The proposed price range decreases paying by 0.04 pct and calls for growing home taxes two.99 pct.

A couple of incumbents are also trying to find re-election to the Coxsackie-Athens university Board of Education, even though only two are being challenged for their car seats.

Incumbent Mark Gerrain is jogging unopposed to secure his 3rd three-year phrase around the board in today’s election, even though incumbent Beth Tailleur is becoming challenged for her seat by Kim VanAusdle, and incumbent Russell Nadler is getting challenged by Stephen Oliveira.

In Hunter-Tannersville, voters will cast their ballots to determine the fate of an $13,248,712 spending plan for 2010-11, which improves shelling out five.32 percentage and calls for 1.five % increase in asset taxes.

Incumbent aboard member Marc Czermerys is getting challenged by newcomer Penelope Fromer for any five-year phrase on the Panel of Education and learning.

Two propositions — one for car or truck purchases and another to get a asset easement — may also be within the ballot.

The car or truck proposition asks voters to let the center to invest in a 48-passenger diesel bus, a 42-passenger diesel bus and a 7-passenger van at a price not to exceed $223,800.

The house easement proposition asks voters to allow the institution district to grant an easement towards the Hunter Foundation and acquire an easement in return for the objective of burying and maintaining utility lines.

Columbia County

Germantown voters will weigh in on the $13.6 , 000, 000 college spending plan that is certainly one.83 pct larger than the present education year’s budget and would boost the levy levy 1.9 pct.

A few candidates are uncontested for several chairs on the Board of Education: incumbent Teresa Repko, Eric Mortenson, and Cynthia Smith. The two leading potential customers will every single be elected to four-year conditions, while the third-place finisher will pack the remaining twelve months of an unexpired phrase left through the resignation of Suzanne Pelletier.

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