School Budget, Trustee Votes

Polls will be open Tuesday, May 16

Haldane Central School District
Haldane Elementary/Middle School, Room 105, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Budget for 2017-18: $23.5 million (1.82 percent increase)
Proposition: Bus purchases, $150,000
Proposition: Elementary/middle gym and library renovations, $100,000
Trustee (one seat): Peggy Clements (incumbent), Sandy McKelvey (write-in)

Garrison Union Free School District
Garrison School library, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Budget for 2017-18: $10.56 million (2.86 percent increase)
Proposition: Create 10-year Capital Reserve Fund to replace current fund that expires June 30, with transfer of $216,328 from old to new.
Trustee (two seats): Diana Swinburne (incumbent), Courtney Watson McCarthy

Beacon City School District
Beacon High School (city residents) Glenham Elementary School (Fishkill and Wappinger residents), 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Budget for 2017-18: $68.6 million (2.81 percent increase)
Proposition: $380,000 to purchase two 72-passenger buses, a wheelchair bus and a 20-passenger van
Proposition: Allow a student to serve as non-voting member of school board
Proposition: Create 10-year Capital Reserve Fund
Trustees (four seats): Anthony White (incumbent), Kenya Gadsden (incumbent), Kristan Flynn (appointee), Craig Wolf (appointee). The three highest vote totals will serve three-year terms; the low vote total will serve one-year term.

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