Holley voters pass budget, elect 2 incumbent board members
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.