Medina budget passes; 2 write-in candidates elected

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 May 2021 at 9:34 pm

MEDINA – The district’s $39,323,374 school budget for 2021-22 passed easily in a vote today, with 360 yes votes and 36 no’s.

The tax levy, what the district collects in taxes, remains at $8,641,861. Medina now has not increases taxes in the last 10 years and 13 of the last 14 years.

Board of Education – There are three seats up for election with two 3-year terms and the other for just over a year.

Only two people – Corrine Ryan and Alissa Bruce – had their names on the ballot. Three others mounted write-in campaigns.

Bruce had the most votes at 297 and Jennifer Buondonno had the second most in a write-in campaign with 239 votes. They were elected to three-year terms.

Debbie Tompkins, another write-in candidate, was elected to the one-year term with 222 votes. That term starts May 19 and continues through June 30, 2022.

Ryan received 152 votes and Ann Webster-Bunch had 44 as a write-in.