S-V Budget Passed

By Candace Chapman

July 22, 2010 Updated Apr 21, 2006 at 10:50 PM EST

The Susquehanna Valley School Board approved a budget that includes merging three elementary schools into two.

The Susquehanna Valley School Board passed a spending plan of $29.3 million with a property tax levy increase of 9.27%.

Superintendent Carol Boyce says S-V confirmed it will receive $300,000 in additional state aid which helped lower the projected tax increase.

The district will also save $878,129 by moving Cedarhurst students to Donnelly or Brookside Elementary schools.

A public hearing on the budget is scheduled for 7:00 pm on May 6 at the S-V High School Auditorium

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