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May 21, 2013 Board of Education Budget Vote Meeting Minutes

May 21, 2013

 

1:00 P.M.

 

Lori Witherell read the call of the meeting and announced the polls were open for voting on the 2013-2014 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:

 

85 in favor (80 + 5 absentee ballots)

32 opposed (28 + 4 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 $10,193,219 AND TO LEVY THE NECESSARY TAX THEREFOR.

 

Ballots on the Bus Financing Resolution for 2013-2014 as follows:

 

92 in favor (84 + 8 absentee ballots)

23 opposed (22 + 1 absentee ballot)

 

The Chairperson declared the following Bus Financing Resolution for 2013-2014 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 IN THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR AND EXPEND THEREFOR A GROSS SUM NOT TO EXCEED $117,500 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:

 

95 James Young (86 + 9 absentee ballots)

101 Daniel Taylor (92 + 9 absentee ballots)

 

The Chairperson declared Daniel Taylor and James Young elected Trustees of the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School Board of Education for a term of five years each.

 

Motion made by F. Wilhelm and seconded by T. Zellweger to adjourn at 8:15 P.M.

 

 

 

 

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