Board Seats And Budgets on Ballot
Voters will make a decision next week on their school district’s proposed budget for 2022-23.
In Mount Markham, the budget up for a vote Tuesday, May 17 is $29.4 million with a slight increase to the tax levy. Voters will also decide on a $100,000 capital project for repairs and renovations to the Middle School and who will fill two Board of Education seats.
Four people are running for the two three-year seats. Incumbent Board members Philip Casler and Robert Cross are both running for re-election. Also running are Eugene Doremus and Kathryn Terns.
The Star asked the candidates to answer a few questions to help voters decide. Their responses are on Page 4.
In the Richfield Springs Central School District, voters will decide on a $12.9 million budget with a tax levy increase of just under half of 1 percent. They will also vote on purchasing two buses and setting up a Repair Reserve Fund.
Two seats are up for election. Tom Shypski, an incumbent, and Rebecca Marzeski are running for the two three-year terms. Board member Tony Bailey is not seeking re-election.