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May 17, 2011 Budget Vote Meeting

May 17, 2011

1:00 P.M.

Lori Witherell read the call of the meeting and announced the polls were open for voting on the 2011-2012 school year budget, proposed Bus Financing Resolution, and one (1) position 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:

182 ballots cast

5 absentee ballots cast

187 total ballots cast

113 in favor (110 + 3 absentee ballots)

74 opposed (72 + 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 $9,443,119 AND TO LEVY THE NECESSARY TAX THEREFOR.

Ballots on the Bus Financing Resolution for 2011-2012 as follows:

182 ballots cast

5 absentee ballots cast

187 total ballots cast

119 in favor (116 + 3 absentee ballots)

65 opposed (63 + 2 absentee ballots)

The Chairperson declared the following Bus Financing Resolution for 2011-2012 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 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR AND EXPEND THEREFOR A GROSS SUM NOT TO EXCEED $225,000 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 vacancy as follows:

153 Timothy Zellweger (148 + 5 absentee ballots)

The Chairperson declared Timothy Zellweger elected Trustee of the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School Board of Education for a term of five years.

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

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