Scarsdale and Edgemont School Districts Holding Elections Tuesday

The two districts are holding elections Tuesday, May 15, for the school budgets and board of education members.

The Edgemont and Scarsdale School Districts are both holding elections tomorrow. Folks in both districts are voting on 2012-2013 budgets and Board of Education members.

The approved the 2012-2013 budget resolution in April. The will go before the voters tomorrow, (Tuesday, May 15.)

The Scarsdale BOE has put forth a "fiscally sound budget," BOE President Jill Spieler said at a previous meeting.

"We've been explicit in saying that the tax cap" was not the sole, determining factor in deciding this year's budget proposal, she noted.

To view the full Scarsdale school district proposed budget, click here.

In addition to the budget, Scarsdale voters will cast ballots for two Board of Education members. In Scarsdale, both candidates are incumbents. The candidates are Lewis Leone, Jr. and Mary Beth Gose.

Registered Scarsdale voters can cast ballots at the polls in the from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

And down the road, Edgemont School District voters will be voting yes or no on the proposed $50,149,261 budget for the 2012-2013 school year.

The Edgemont Board of Education adopted the budget in April, which reflects a .58% increase in spending and a tax-rate increase of 3.35%, according to the district.

"This budget falls under the allowed limits of the new property tax-cap law and requires approval by a simple majority of voters on May 15, 2012," the budget announcement states.

To view the full Edgemont school budget click here.

Voters will also be casting their ballots for two open Board of Education spots. The two nominees are Jennifer Darger and Brian Yarrington.

Registered Edgemont voters can head to the polls on Tuesday, May 15, 2012
from 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the


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