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East Greenbush Central School District residents passed a $94.3 million budget for the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday, as well as two bus purchase propositions that will replace 10 school buses and a proposition to create a new bus purchase reserve fund.

The budget represents a 2.29% increase in spending over the current year’s budget and will result in a 4.27% tax levy increase for district residents.

Results:

Proposition #1: School Budget for 2018-19
Yes: 1,182
No: 488

Proposition #2: School Buses from Reserve Fund
Yes: 1,307
No: 363

Proposition #3: School Buses from Bond
Yes: 1,235
No: 425

Proposition #4: New Bus Purchase Reserve Fund
Yes: 1,250
No: 409

Board of Education Election (updated May 16)
Jennifer Massey: 1,317
JoAnn Taylor: 1,304
John J. Dunn, Jr.: 1,294
Michele K. Skumurski: 1,287
Write-In: 57

All four candidates have been elected to the Board of Education. The three candidates with the highest vote totals (Ms. Massey, Ms. Taylor and Mr. Dunn) have been elected to three-year terms (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021). Ms. Skumurski has been elected to a term of May 16, 2018 – June 30, 2019.