WELLSVILLE — Over 1,500 Wellsville Central School District voters sent in absentee ballots to decide the 2020-2021 budget.
Voters approved the proposed budget of $32,213,231, with 1,034 voting yes to 531 opposed.
Proposition 2, authorizing the district to purchase two 72-passenger buses at a maximim cost of $290,000 was approved by a 999-571 margin.
Kris Green (1,368 votes) and Alan Mosher (1,336 votes) were elected to three-year terms on the Board of Education
Scio Central School District passed the general fund budget of $10,995,335 by a 261-88 margin.
Voters also approved purchase of one school bus, 251-99. The establishment of a capital reserve fund was approved 257-90, the Scio Memorial Library tax levy was approved, 234-116.
Jon Nickerson was elected to a five-year term on the school board with 298 votes.
Whitesville Central School District voters approved the budget, 110-27. Monica Acomb (124 votes) and Jane Hall (119) were elected to the school board. Jeri Reichman and Jim Smith each received one write-in vote. Proposition 1 to purchase a school bus was OK’d, 99-38. Prop 2, the library levy, passed 93-44.
Shambra Hamilton was elected to the library board for a five-year term with 121 votes. Sandra Knowles earned a one-year term with 117 votes. Tammy Meunier received a write-in vote.
Voters in the Genesee Valley Central School District approved the budget, 436-176. Proposition 1 to purchase a bus was approved, 463-207. Prop 2, the Angelica and Belmont library tax, was approved 540-101.
Joshua Shannon (555 votes), Dean McKnight (544 votes) and Beverly Evans (539) were each elected to the school board. Twenty write-in candidates received a total of 24 votes.
Voters in the school district approved budget, transportation and library propositions and reelected Gary Acker to the school board in absentee voting Tuesday.
The $14,355,618 budget was approved 548-223, while the purchase of two, 66-passenger school buses was endorsed by voters, 531-245.
A proposition creating a capital reserve fund entitled, “The Alfred-Almond Capital Reserve Fund,” was approved 546-221. The maximum amount of the fund is $3 million, for ten years.
A proposition for the Almond Library and the Alfred Box of Books Library passed 515-224. It authorizes a $185,302 annual appropriation, with annual distribution being $100,939 to the Alfred Box of Books Library and $84,363 to the Almond Library.
Acker was reelected to the school board with 566 votes.
A $7,387,910 budget for the 2020-21 year, with a 1.9 percent increase in the tax levy, was approved by voters, with 237 “yes” votes compared to 77 voting “no.”
Sonja Robison was elected to a five-year term on the school board as she finished with 178 votes.
Sean Rasmussen received 66 votes and Stephen Kenyon earned 60.
The purchase of two vans, each for seven passengers, was OK’d 222-94. The cost may not exceed $32,000 per vehicle.