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May 16, 2017 Board of Education Budget Vote Meeting Minutes

May 16, 2017

 

1:00 P.M.

 

Mr. Wayne Walbridge read the call of the meeting and announced the polls were open for voting on the 2017-2018 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, Timothy Zellweger, Chairperson, declared the polls closed and requested the tellers to verify the ballots.

 

Ballots on the Budget for 2017-2018 as follows:

 

299 in favor (287 + 12 absentee ballots)

107 opposed (105 + 2 absentee ballot)

 

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 $11,304,405 and to levy the necessary tax therefor.

 

Ballots on the Bus Financing Resolution for 2017-2018 as follows:

 

331 in favor (319 + 12 absentee ballot)

74 opposed (73 + 1 absentee ballot)

 

The Chairperson declared the following Bus Financing Resolution for 2017-2018 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 one (1) 60-passenger school bus with wheelchair lift in the 2017-2018 fiscal year and expend therefore a gross sum not to exceed $125,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary, and that the aforesaid total be raised by the levy of a tax to be collected in annual installments, 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 therefore in accordance with the education law and local finance law.

 

Ballots on Board Member vacancies as follows:

 

37 Eric Alan (37 + 0 absentee ballots)

270 Amy Guiney (263 + 7 absentee ballots)

183 Jeffrey Yette (179 + 4 absentee ballots)

149 Ward Remington (141 + 8 absentee ballots)

127 Nicholas Gilbert (122 + 5 absentee ballots)

1 James Pullano (1 Write-in)

 

The Chairperson declared Amy Guiney and Jeffrey Yette 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 W. Witherell to adjourn at 8:32 P.M.

 

 

 

 

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