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MINISINK VALLEY VOTERS APPROVE 2016-17 SCHOOL BUDGET


BUS PURCHASE AND CAPITAL RESERVE PROPOSITIONS APPROVED

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Minisink Valley Central School District voters approved the 2016-17 school budget, with 802 casting votes in favor of the $96.1 million spending plan and 194 opposed.

Voters also approved the bus purchase proposition by a vote of 729 to 259, and they approved the establishment of a capital reserve fund with 756 voting in favor and 233 opposed.

The results, announced shortly after polls closed, showed 80.5 percent of 996 total voters supported the budget. 

The approved budget calls for a spending increase of 2.03 percent and a 2 percent reduction of the tax levy. It adds and reinstates new programs and positions and maintains all current programs and services designed to meet student needs and strengthen student support.

BOARD OF EDUCATION RESULTS

There were three candidates for the three seats on the Board of Education on this year’s ballot. The new Board terms will begin on July 1 of this year and go through June 30, 2019. Vote totals were as follows: 

William Cooper – 768
John Flaherty – 731
Thomas Salamone  – 711


A sincere thank you to all of our community members who came out to vote on May 17.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

 

2016 -2017 BUDGET DOCUMENTS

BUDGET STATEMENT 2016-2017

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PUBLIC BUDGET PRESENTATION 2016-2017
(Click on link to view the slide presentation of the 2016-2017 Budget Proposal)

OFFICE OF NYS COMPTROLLER MVCSD FINANCIAL CONDITION REPORT JULY 2011-JUNE 2015

MVCSD RESPONSE TO NYS FINANCIAL CONDITION REPORT JULY 2011-JUNE 2015