Holley voters pass budget, elect 2 incumbent board members

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 17 June 2020 at 7:37 am

HOLLEY – Voters in Holley gave strong support for the district’s budget, bus purchase and public library funding.

There were 1,378 ballots turned in. That’s about 2 ½ times the number that voted in the previous election, with 525 ballots cast on May 21, 2019.

Budget, passes 976 to 342: The proposed $25,780,000 budget is the same as the 2019-20 school year.

Bus proposition, passes 885 to 463: Authorizes the district to spend up to $315,000 for new buses – two large buses and one small bus.

Community Free Library funding, passes 1035 to 311:  The district will be authorized to collect $183,773 for the public library. That is up from $170,197 in 2019-20.

Board of Election: Two current board members were re-elected. Robin Silvis, the current BOE president, received 883 votes and Andrea Newman was backed by 856 voters. They will start new three-year terms on July 1.

Nancy MacPhee received 533 votes and wasn’t elected.

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