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Salmon River voters approve $36.9 million budget, elect two board members

On May 16, Salmon River Central School District voters approved the district’s $36.9 million 2023-24 budget proposal, elected two board of education members, approved the purchase and finance of school transportation vehicles and chose to allow a non-voting student representative to join the board of education. The budget proposition passed 100 to 36.

District-related propositions

  • A $36,886,087 budget for the 2023-24 school year that increases spending 9.7% ($3,260,260) and carries a tax levy increase of 0%: 100 yes; 36 no
  • Purchasing and financing school transportation vehicles at a total cost not to exceed $1.4 million: 110 yes; 34 no
  • Starting with the 2023-24 fiscal year, and continuing through the 2024-25 fiscal year, the board of education will have a non-voting student representative: 119 yes; 26 no

Board of Education election

Two candidates sought election to two open board of education seats:

  • Shawn McMahon: 125 votes
  • Sheila Marshall: 111 votes

The terms are five years each, beginning July 1, 2023.

More information about the budget is available on the Budget & School Taxes page.