Voters approve budget, propositions, elect 3 to Board of Education

Schoharie Central School District residents approved the proposed $24,520,229 budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 308 to 108, which is a 74 percent approval.

SCS residents also approved a proposition to allow the district to purchase two school buses, two vans and a Suburban SUV using the district’s transportation capital reserve fund by a vote of 327 to 89, which is a 78.6 percent approval.

They also approved a proposition to levy taxes of $76,000 for the Schoharie Free Library by a vote of 317 to 100, which is a 76 percent approval.

District residents re-elected Terry Burton and Daniel Guasp to the Board of Education and elected Tara Barton to her first term on the Board. All will serve for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2019.