Voters approve 2019-20 Jordan-Elbridge school budget; elect three board membersOn May 21, Jordan-Elbridge Central School District voters approved the district's $31,825,000 budget for 2019-20 with 275 yes votes to 103 no votes, elected three Board of Education members, and also voted to establish a capital reserve fund (283 yes and 96 no).
Voters supported an increase of $5,000 for the Elbridge Free Library (284 yes, 94 no) and an increase of $5,000 for the Jordan Bramley Library (292 yes, 89 no).
Voters also elected three candidates for three open Board of Education seats.
- Jodi May, 284 votes
- Karen Guerrette, 282 votes
- William Childres, 272 votes
"We are thankful to all of our community members who came out and voted today,” said Superintendent James Froio.
“Our residents should be proud of the fact that they have helped create a school district that offers remarkable opportunities to its students.”
The approved budget carries a 1.65 percent tax levy increase, which falls below the district's calculated tax levy limit of 4.24 percent, per the state's property tax levy cap law. The budget also increases spending by 2.57 percent from the current operating plan.