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Albion, Lyndonville, Medina budgets pass easily

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 15 May 2018 at 9:10 pm

Albion elects new Board of Education member; Medina approves having high schooler sit on board

Albion and Medina school budgets both passed with overwhelming support today. Their polls closed at 8 p.m. while Holley and Kendall polls are open until 9.

Here is a quick breakdown:

ALBION:

• Budget passes, 615-118.

• Bus purchase approved, 644-89.

• Capital reserve fund approved, 587-139.

• Hoag Library funding passed, 549-181.

• Elissa Nesbitt and Margy Brown were elected to five-year terms on the BOE. Nesbitt had the most votes, 521, and Brown, the current board president, had 452. Linda Weller, an incumbent, missed re-election with 407.

LYNDONVILLE:

• Budget passes, 284-61;

• All other propositions pass including authorization to collect $100,888 for Yates Community Free Library, approval to build the transportation reserve fund up to $700,000 over eight years, and authorization to purchase two 64-seat passenger buses to replace ones from 2007, not to exceed $250,000. The money is already in transportation reserve.

• There were seven candidates for four spots on the Board of Education. These three were elected to three-year terms: Steve Vann, 214; Sue Hrovat, 198; and Ted Lewis, 193.

Kelly Cousins, 178, was elected to a two-year term. Other candidate results include Bill Jurinich, 136; Tara Neace, 136; and Stephanie Hargrave, 99.

MEDINA:

• Medina budget passes, 300-35.

• High school senior approved to be on board with no voting privileges, 259-75.

• Ann Webster Bunch elected to three year on BOE with 221 votes to 108 for Brian Koch.

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