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May 15, 2012 Board of Education Budget Vote Meeting Minutes

Lori Witherell read the call of the meeting and announced the polls were open for voting on the 2012-2013 school year budget, proposed Bus Financing Resolution, and two (2) positions on the Board of Education.

8:00 P.M.

After ascertaining if all had voted who wished, Ward Remington, Chairperson, declared the polls closed and requested the tellers to verify the ballots.

Ballots on Budget as follows:

131 ballots cast

7 absentee ballots cast

138 total ballots cast

108 in favor (103 + 5 absentee ballots)

30 opposed (28 + 2 absentee ballots)

The Acting Chairperson declared the following Budget Resolution passed:

BE IT RESOLVED: THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE PARISHVILLE-HOPKINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWNS OF PARISHVILLE, HOPKINTON, STOCKHOLM, AND POTSDAM, COUNTY OF ST. LAWRENCE, BE AND IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXPEND $10,065,212 AND TO LEVY THE NECESSARY TAX THEREFOR.

Ballots on the Bus Financing Resolution for 2012-2013 as follows:

130 ballots cast

7 absentee ballots cast

137 total ballots cast

110 in favor (110 + 5 absentee ballots)

22 opposed (20 + 2 absentee ballots)

The Chairperson declared the following Bus Financing Resolution for 2012-2013 passed:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE PARISHVILLE-HOPKINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWNS OF PARISHVILLE, HOPKINTON, STOCKHOLM, AND POTSDAM, COUNTY OF ST. LAWRENCE, BE AND IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO PURCHASE TWO (2) 60-PASSENGER SCHOOL BUSES IN THE 2012-2013 FISCAL YEAR AND EXPEND THEREFOR A GROSS SUM NOT TO EXCEED $230,000 OR SO MUCH THEREOF AS MAY BE NECESSARY, AND THAT THE AFORESAID TOTAL BE RAISED BY TAX LEVY ON THE TAXABLE PROPERTY OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR BE PAID FROM AVAILABLE FUNDS, IF POSSIBLE, AND FURTHER RESOLVED THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION IS AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE OBLIGATIONS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT THEREFOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EDUCATION LAW AND LOCAL FINANCE LAW.

Ballots on Board Member vacancies as follows:

118 Robert White (111 + 7 absentee ballots)

117 Ward Remington (110 + 7 absentee ballots)

The Chairperson declared Robert White and Ward Remington elected Trustees of the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School Board of Education for a term of five years each.

Motion made by J. Young and seconded by T. Zellweger to adjourn at 8:18 P.M.

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