The Sayville School District is proposing a $91.13 million budget for the 2014-15 school year, which is a 1.87 percent spending increase over the current budget.
The proposed tax levy increase is 2.99 percent, which is over the state's tax cap of 1.22 percent for the district. Therefore, a 60 percent supermajority vote is needed for the budget to be approved.
Sayville Board of Education incumbents Thomas Cooley and Deborah Van Essendelft are both running unopposed.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the gymnasium located on the Greeley Avenue side of the Suffolk County Community College Sayville Center (formerly the Old Junior High School). Read more on the proposed budget on the district's website here.
The Bayport-Blue Point School District is proposing a $68.3 million budget for the 2014-15 school year, which is a 1.7 percent spending increase over the current budget.
The proposed tax levy increase is 2.08 percent, which is within the state's tax cap. If approved, the average homeowner in the district would pay an additional $100 in school taxes next year.
Michael Miller and Daniene Byrne are running unopposed for seats on the Bayport-Blue Point Board of Education.
Polls are open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Bayport-Blue Point High School gymnasium. Find more info on the proposed budget on the district's website here.
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