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May 22, 2013

Salmon River School budget passes

BOMBAY — The $29,076,511 budget at Salmon River Central School was approved by a vote of 359 to 315 on Tuesday.

The tax levy will increase 2 percent.

A proposition to purchase two school buses at a cost not to exceed $210,000 passed by a vote of 393 to 276.

And a proposition to include a non-voting student representative on the School Board passed by a vote of 442 to 222.

In the School Board election, incumbents Emily Lauzon and Judy Stark were defeated for five-year terms by Roger Lapage and Peter Ghostlaw. Lapage received 411 votes; Ghostlaw, 347; Lauzon, 278; and Stark, 269.

All North Country school budgets passed in voting Tuesday except Tupper Lake, Newcomb and Minerva.

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