West Babylon School Budget Fails to Pierce Tax Cap

West Babylon residents defeated a proposed $100.6 million school budget on Tuesday. 

A majority of voters cast ballots in favor of the budget–1,432-1,355–but because the budget was over the state's tax cap, a 60 percent supermajority vote was needed for approval.  

In school board elections, incumbent Cathy Gismervik and newcomers Raymond M. Downey, Jr. and Jennifer Longo won seats. 

Brian Burke May 21, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Great job on holding the line on school board trying to pass budgets over the state limit.
Laura V. May 21, 2014 at 06:13 PM
We will need to do it again on the inevitable re-vote.
Deborah A May 21, 2014 at 06:54 PM
No re-vote!!! Time to change this format, One time vote only!!!!


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