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School budgets, candidates up for votes today

May 21, 2013
By staff (adenews@adirondackdailyenterprise.com) , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Voters in four local school districts head to the polls today to decide the fate of proposed budgets for 2013-14 and pick new school board members.

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Tupper Lake Central

School District

Exceed tax cap? Yes

Tax levy increase: 8.35 percent over the current year

Fact Box

WHEN AND WHERE

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Saranac Lake: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Saranac Lake High School, auditorium entrance

Tupper Lake: noon to 8 p.m. at Tupper Lake Middle/High School

Lake Placid: 2 to 9 p.m. at Lake Placid Elementary School and the Wilmington Community Center

Keene: noon to 8 p.m. at Keene Central School

Total spending: $17,233,794, a 7.64 percent increase

School board: Three candidates running for two seats - incumbents Dan Mansfield and Dawn Hughes and challenger Trish Anrig

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Lake Placid Central

School District

Exceed tax cap? No

Tax levy increase: 3 percent over the current year

Total spending: $17,097,680, a 1.65 percent increase

School board: Three candidates running for two seats - incumbent John Hopkinson (appointed to the board last year), Richard Preston and Jennifer Tufano

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Saranac Lake Central

School District

Exceed tax cap? No

Tax levy increase: 3.67 percent over the current year

Total spending: $28,080,442, a 2.91 percent increase

School board: Four candidates running for two seats - incumbents Esther Arlan and Clyde Baker, and challengers Shir Filler and Tracey Schrader

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Keene Central School

Exceed tax cap? No

Tax levy increase: 3.5 percent over the current year

Total spending: $5,564,347, a 4 percent increase

School board: Three candidates running for two seats - Ann Whitney, Heather Odell and John Haverlick

 
 

 

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