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May 22, 2013

Tupper Lake, Newcomb, Minerva budgets fail

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The proposition to provide $35,000 to Chazy Public Library passed 182 to 57.

Kristin McAuliffe, running unopposed, was elected to the Library Board with 215 votes.

CROWN POINT

The $6.27 million budget was approved by a vote of 97 to 10.

The tax levy will rise 1.89 percent.

In the School Board election, three seats, each with three-year terms, went to Michael “Mitch” St. Pierre with 76 votes, Julianne “Julie” Budwick with 71 and Kathy DeBrobander with 87.

ELIZABETHTOWN-LEWIS

The $7,683,421 budget was approved by a vote of 162 to 53.

The tax levy will increase 3.99 percent.

Karin DeMuro, running unopposed for School Board, received 172 votes. 

A proposition to purchase one 30-passenger school bus at a cost not to exceed $66,000 passed by a vote of 163 to 44.

KEENE CENTRAL

The $5,564,347 budget was approved by a vote of 128 to 37.

The tax levy will rise 3.5 percent.

John Haverlick, with 126 votes, and Ann Whitney, with 102, won the two School Board seats; Heather Odell got 82 votes.

LAKE PLACID CENTRAL

The $17,264,976 budget was approved by a vote of 401 to 88.

The tax levy will rise 3.01 percent.

In the School Board vote, the winners of two three-year terms were Richard Preston, with 333 votes, and John Hopkinson with 295. Jennifer Tufano garnered 282.

Proposition 1, to lease one wheelchair passenger school bus for five years at a cost not to exceed $19,000 per year, passed by a vote of 427 to 61.

Proposition 2, to allow trustees of the district to apply for an additional 10-percent state building aid to finance an Energy Savings Capital Project, passed by a vote of 420 to 68.

MALONE CENTRAL

The $46,524,369 budget was approved by a vote of 418 to 135.

The tax levy will rise 4.97 percent.

In the School Board election, the two five-year terms went to Christine Crossman-Dumas, with 287 votes, and Edward Lockwood, with 254. The three-year unexpired term went to David LaPlant, with 169 votes. The other candidates’ votes totals were David Mosier, 80; Brian Broeker, 129; Dottie Dumas, 160; Melissa Bartenslager, 87; Jerry Thompson, 60; and Philip Hans, 132.

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