Albion, Lyndonville, Medina budgets pass easily
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:
• 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.
• 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 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.