JE School Budget Vote

School budget voting takes place Tuesday at Jordan-Elbridge High School.

Kevin Rivoli, The Citizen

Residents in Cayuga County-area school districts went to the polls Tuesday to vote on budgets and elect school board candidates. This page will be updated as soon as results are provided to The Citizen. 

Here are the results: 

AUBURN

Budget ($75,272,249, 2.5 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 3.98 percent increase)

YES - 1,673

NO - 803

School board candidates (three seats, three-year terms)

Eli Hernandez - 1,758

Rhoda Overstreet-Wilson - 1,747

Joseph Sheppard - 1,842

CATO-MERIDIAN

Budget ($20,817,405, 1.4 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 0 percent increase)

YES - 324

NO - 70

Ballot propositions

Purchase of two 65-seat buses and one 24-seat, wheelchair accessible bus with retractable seating, at a maximum cost of $285,000

YES - 324

NO - 65

Establish a capital reserve of a maximum amount of $5 million to fund future capital projects

YES - 312

NO - 76

School board candidates (two seats, three-year terms)

Paul Byrne - 200

Carol Hunter - 206

Harmon Kent III - 94

Monica Waite - 195

Ron Witkowski - 81

JORDAN-ELBRIDGE

Budget ($30,400,000, 4.12 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 0 percent increase)

YES - 386

NO - 68

Ballot propositions

School bus capital reserve fund

YES - 378

NO - 73

$5,000 budget increase for Jordan Bramley Library

YES - 348

NO - 103

$5,000 budget increase for Elbridge Free Library

YES - 348

NO - 103

School board candidates (three seats, three-year terms)

Christian Brunelle - 280

David Gallaro - 337

Annette Gustafson - 223

Lisa Long - 351

MARCELLUS

Budget ($34,392,500, 2.97 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 1.98 percent increase)

YES - 527

NO - 213

Ballot propositions

Purchase four 30-passenger buses, two with wheelchair lifts, and one seven-passenger at a cost not to exceed $262,074

YES - 545

NO - 195

Proposal for a 10-year new capital reserve fund not to exceed $5 million

YES - 526

NO - 211

Marcellus Free Library budget of $10,062, or an increase of 2 percent

YES - 510

NO - 229

School board candidates (two seats, three-year terms)

David Locastro - 504

Margaret Vensel - 612

MORAVIA

Budget ($22,382,141, 3.94 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 1.84 percent increase)

YES - 368

NO - 68

Ballot propositions

Increase Powers Library budget by $47,740, or 3 percent

YES - 338

NO - 92

Purchase of three student transport vehicles at a cost not to exceed $348,000

YES - 421

NO - 62

School board candidates (three seats, two three-year terms, one one-year term)

Michelle Lyon - 364

Jim Struble - 334

Terry Thompson - 320

PORT BYRON

Budget ($21,273,209, 0.67 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 1.2 percent increase)

YES - 226

NO - 106

Ballot propositions

Purchase one 66-passenger bus and one 33-passenger, wheelchair accessible bus, at a cost not to exceed $236,000

YES - 212

NO - 122

School board candidates (three seats, three-year terms)

Ben Vitale - 263

Paul Ryan - 273

Peter Svitavsky - 235

SOUTHERN CAYUGA

Budget ($17,292,862, 0.90 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 0.5 percent increase)

YES - 413

NO - 92

Ballot propositions

Capital project for roof reconstruction of the elementary school wing and reconstruction of junior/senior high school facilities at cost not to exceed $1,250,000

YES - 425

NO - 75

Purchase of three 66-seat passenger buses at a cost not to exceed $363,182

YES - 403

NO - 102

Purchase of one 66-seat passenger bus, one 48-passenger bus and three vehicles at a cost not to exceed $240,000, to be paid from the district's 2016-17 designated fund balance

YES - 388

NO - 109

Raise the tax levy from $88,650 to $100,650 for the Aurora Free Library and the Hazard Library

YES - 378

NO - 130

School board candidates (two seats, three-year terms)

Christine Brozon - 340

David Harvatine - 216

Michael Huber - 221

Dean Winspear - 176

SKANEATELES

Budget ($32,456,761, 1.95 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 1.62 percent increase)

YES - 631

NO - 157

Ballot propositions

Purchase four buses at a total cost not to exceed $480,000

YES - 625

NO - 165

Establish a 10-year capital reserve of up to $2,500,000

YES - 618

NO - 173

Establish a 10-year capital reserve of up to $375,000 for the replacement Hyatt Stadium's turf and the replacement of the track's surface

YES - 546

NO - 245

School board candidates (two seats, three-year terms)

Julie Abbott-Kenan - 681

Geralyn Huba - 663

UNION SPRINGS

Budget ($18,088,080,0 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 0.10 percent increase)

YES - 315

NO - 23

Ballot propositions

A new 10-year capital reserve plan for renovations and additions to all district facilities at a cost not to exceed $2,500,000

YES - 312

NO - 25

Tax levy increase from $3,500 to $71,000 for the Springport Free Library

YES - 299

NO - 37

School board candidates (three seats, three-year terms)

Ann Marie Daum - 289

Mary Seitz - 275

Daniel Testa - 283

WEEDSPORT

Budget ($20,147,217, 1.21 percent increase; estimated tax levy: 1.98 percent increase)

YES - 375

NO - 99

Ballot propositions

Purchase of one bus at a cost not to exceed $120,000

YES - 385

NO - 90

10-year, $500,000 capital reserve fund for future capital projects

YES - 392

NO - 82

$76,785 tax levy for Weedsport Public Library

YES - 367

NO - 105

School board candidates (two seats - one three-year term, one one-year term)

Colleen Battalino - 275

Renee Lipiska-Munn - 352

Online producer Robert Harding can be reached at (315) 282-2220 or robert.harding@lee.net. Follow him on Twitter @robertharding.

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