GHENT–With all of the six school districts in the county reporting, each of the districts’ annual budgets has won approval by a wide margin. Eight of 10 ballot propositions were also endorsed by voters, including capital projects in the Chatham and Taconic Hills districts. But in each of those districts voters rejected plans for supplemental capital spending proposals.
A chart of vote results appears below.
Germantown voters approved the $14.8-million budget proposition by 236 to 91. Voters also approved a capital reserve fund proposition, where the vote was 229 in favor and 91 opposed.
Heather Schultz won one of the two open seats on the Germantown Board of Education with 244 votes The other seat went to incumbent board member Donald Coons, who won 159 votes. The third candidate in the race, Andrew Soltano, received 135 votes.
In Hudson, the $48.7-million budget was approved with 308 votes; the No votes were 187. Two incumbents, Willette Jones, 357votes, and Lucinda Segar, 363, won reelection without opposition. Voters also okayed a proposition to transfer $715,000 to the Repair Reserve fund. Read more…