TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow and Irvington residents will head to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots for school budgets and Board of Education members.
Board of Education elections are contested in Tarrytown and Irvington. The Pocantico Hills Central School District's Board of Education election features two incumbents. Only the Irvington Union Free School District's proposed budget goes above the property tax cap, requiring 60 percent approval.
Tarrytown Four candidates are running for three open seats: incumbent Vincent Nadile, Carol Banino, John Paine and Jennifer Liddy Green. The candidates who receive the most votes will win three-year terms. The candidate with the third highest vote will win a one-year term vacated by board member Sheila Conklin. Read about the candidates' forum here.
The Board of Education of the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns adopted a $68.7 million budget that keeps staff levels and programs about the same while staying under the tax cap. The budget would raise the tax rate by an estimated 1.53 percent for Greenburgh residents and .04 percent for Mount Pleasant residents.
Irvington Four candidates are running for two open seats: incumbent Robert Grados, Seth Oster, John Montgomery and David Graeber. Each seat is a three-year term. Read about the candidates' forum here.
See previous questionnaires from Robert Grados, Seth Oster, John Montgomery and David Graeber.
The Irvington Board of Education adopted a $54 million budget that would increase the tax rate by an estimated 4.85 percent, which is $1.2 million over the tax cap limit. The budget will need approval from 60 percent of voters to pass.
Pocantico Hills In Pocantico Hills, two incumbents are running unopposed for two seats: Fred Rickles and Emily Segal.
The Pocantico Hills Board of Education has adopted a $29 million budget that maintains the current program while staying within the taxc cap. It would raise the tax rate by an estimated 2.74 percent in Mount Pleasant and 4.27 percent in Greenburgh.
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