School Budgets Passed In Utica And Rome
Utica, NY (WIBX) - Residents of the Utica School District have said "yes" to a new budget.
The nearly $138-million spending plan passed by a vote of 2,646 to 1,087.
The budget increases property taxes by 1,5% and cuts over 200 jobs.
Current school board members Louis LaPolla and Chris Salatino, along with Michelle Mandia were elected to two-year terms.
In Rome, a $101-million budget passed by 70%.
The budget increases taxes by 1.7%.
The results of the school board election in Rome will be announced at tonight's board meeting.
Budgets in the following school districts passed as well:
- Clinton Central School District 567 to 261
- Oriskany Central School District 200 to 108