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