School Budget Votes Are In: Check Your District's Results

By WBNG News

School Budget Votes Are In: Check Your District's Results

May 17, 2011 Updated May 18, 2011 at 7:40 AM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) The polls are closed, and the results are pouring in. Action News brings you the results from your school district.

In the first budget failure of the night, voters in the Owego-Apalachin School District defeated the proposal by a vote of 787 to 757. Voters weighed in on a 41.1 million dollar plan, with a tax levy increase of 1.997. The result is only a 30-vote separation. The OA Board of Education now has the decision to put a budget up for another public vote, or to implement a contingency budget.

The Binghamton School District's budget passes by more than 350 votes. 802 people voted yes while 412 said no to the $96.7 million dollar plan. It calls for a tax levy increase of 3.5 percent.

In the Johnson City School District, a 45.9 million dollar plan was on the table. Voters also weighed in on a 2.89 tax levy increase. This plan passed by a vote of 920 yes, to 570 no.

Voters in the Vestal School District passed its proposed budget 1,434 to 1,232. The $72.3 million spending plan increases the tax levy by 3.95 percent.

The Chenango Forks Central School District's budget passed by more than 200 votes, 479 said yes and 272 said no to the $28.3 million dollar plan. It calls for a tax levy increase of 3.39 percent.

The Chenango Valley School District's budget passes by more than 200 votes, 540 said yes and 306 said no to the $31.8 million dollar plan. It calls for a tax levy increase of 3.86 percent.

In Maine Endwell, neighbors voted to pass the budget by more than 500 votes, 944 said yes and 428 said no to the $48.8 million dollar plan. It calls for a tax levy increase of 2.5 percent.

In Windsor, neighbors voted in favor of the district's budget. The $31.2 million dollar plan passed by more than 200 votes -- 476 people voted yes, and 255 voted no. The plan calls for a tax levy increase of 3.58 percent.

The Union Endicott Central School District's budget passes by more than 600 votes -- 1,332 said yes and 671 said no to the $69.4 million dollar plan. It calls for a tax levy increase of 3.82 percent.

In Whitney Point, taxpayers had a $30.6 million dollar plan on the table. It passed with a vote of 366 to 291. The plan calls for a tax levy increase of 3.24 percent.

The Susquehanna Valley School District put a 34.2 million dollar spending plan up for a vote. The overall tax levy increase as it appeared on today's ballot is 3.68 percent, however taxpayers will only see a 2.35 percent increase. That change comes from an expired PILOT agreement with Universal Instruments.

Neighbors in Norwich voted in favor of a 37.1 million dollar spending plan. The budget passed by a 670 to 366 vote.

In Newark Valley, taxpayers cast their ballots on a 22.7 million dollar spending plan with a tax levy increase of 1.77 percent. This plan passed by a vote of 374 to 222.

In Delaware County, the Hancock Central School District's budget has passed by a vote of 112 to 38. It's a $10.1 million dollar spending plan, with a tax levy increase of 0 percent.

In Deposit, the budget passed with 345 in favor, and 163 opposed.

Sidney Central School District's budget also passed with 244 yes votes and 80 no votes.

Walton Central School District's budget passed with a vote of 262 to 195. It's a $19 million dollar spending plan.

In Otsego County, the Oneonta City School District's budget passed by more than 300 votes -- 583 people said yes and 210 said no. The $33.2 million dollar plan calls for a tax levy increase of 2.89.

In Chenango County, voters in the Afton Central School District approved its budget 177 to 125.

Bainbridge-Guilford Central School District's budget passed with a vote of 361 to 159.

Harpursville Central School District budget passed by a vote of 260 to 144.

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