Budget vote and BOE elections Tues., May 17

Eligible residents will vote on a $44.4 million school budget
proposal on Tuesday, May 17, from noon to 9 p.m. in the Liberty High
School gymnasium.

The proposed 44,414,849 budget for 2016-17 would increase spending
by 3.3 percent ($1,433,044) and yields a -2.61 percent tax levy
decrease.

In addition to the budget proposition, voters also will decide
upon eight candidates to fill three open seats on the Liberty
Board of Education. They are, listed in ballot order:

– Andrew Kavleski
– Rachel A. Reeves-Graves
– Dr. Philip Olsen
– Matthew DeWitt
– Anthony Covington
– Timothy P. Burke Esq.
– Cindy Prince
– John L. Nichols

Residents who are not sure if they are registered to vote can
access the online Poll Finder to find out. Today (Monday, May
16) is the last day to fill out an absentee ballot.

Absentee ballots can be picked up in the office of the District
Clerk Tania DeFrank at 115 Buckley St before 4 p.m.

Polls will be open from noon to 9 p.m. at the Liberty High School
Gymnasium. There will be a brief Liberty Board of Education
meeting in the immediately following the tallying of votes.

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