Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00
The Plainview-Old Bethpage School District’s 2013-14 budget for $141,358,095, a 2.98 percent increase from last year’s budget, passed 1815 to 827 last week.
“We appreciate the tremendous support that the community has shown in the overwhelming support of the budget and Proposition 2, creating a capital repair reserve to address emergency repairs in the near future,” Superintendent of Plainview-Old Bethpage Schools Lorna Lewis said. “This is a community that values a sound educational system and tonight you voted to ensure a strong and vibrant future of our schools.”
Emily Schulman was re-elected to the school board with 1, 855 votes, and newcomer Seth Greenberg was elected with 1, 829 votes. Gary Bettan received 1, 804 votes, and Kevin Rea received 1, 070 votes. Proposition 2 passed, 1, 830 to 689.
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Library budget also passed, 1856 to 709, and Michael Polansky, who ran unopposed, was re-elected to the library board.