District residents approve $36.2 million budget; elect three BOE membersOn May 16th, Jordan-Elbridge Central School District voters approved the district's $36,195,000 budget for 2023-24 with 215 yes votes to 134 no votes and elected three Board of Education members.
The approved budget carries a 2.75 percent tax levy increase and boosts spending by 3.48 percent, or $1,216,500.
This budget includes increased funding to support all JE academic and co-curricular activities, including funding for additional assistant coaches for several sports. The budget also includes additional enhancements to security at Jordan-Elbridge High School and allows for the purchase of two large and two small school buses.
“We are grateful to be surrounded by such a supportive community that continues to put trust in us as we aim to create a safe and dynamic learning environment where all students can excel in their education,” said Superintendent James Froio.
Voters approved two separate propositions that result in a spending increase for both the Elbridge Free Library (236 yes, 113 no) and the Jordan Bramley Library (246 yes, 103 no).
School district residents also elected three candidates for three open Board of Education seats.
- Molly Godfrey, 286 votes
- Kurt Handley, 277 votes
- Annette Gustafson, 262 votes