Kendall passes school budget, elects two BOE members

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 May 2017 at 9:54 pm

Photo by Kristina Gabalski: Jeremy Browe, an 11th-grader, calls out to passers-by outside the Kendall Elementary School to bring in customers for the Class of 2018 Hot Dog Cookout during school budget voting Tuesday evening.

KENDALL – The proposed school budget for $17,415,783 passed, 183-50, during today’s vote.

The budget increases taxes by 1 percent, from $4,669,245 to $4,715,842.

• Voters also approved a proposition to spend up to $250,000 from the School Bus Reserve Fund to buy motor vehicles for the district, including passenger buses. That passed, 184-48.

• Residents also elected two members to the Board of Education. Lisa Levett, 182 votes, was elected to a five-year term and Jason ReQua, 176 votes, was elected to a term for just over a year, running from May 17, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

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