By DENISE RAYMO
---- — 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.
Email Denise Raymo at: