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O-A School District Revised Budget Goes To A Vote Tomorrow

Residents in the Owego-Apalachin Central School District will vote Tuesday on a revised budget for the 2011-12 school year.  The vote comes after residents defeated the district’s initial proposed budget on May 17th. The revised plan cuts about $67,000 from the defeated budget.  The revised budget is $732,556 less than the current school year’s budget and projects a tax levy increase of 1.51 percent.  If voters defeat the revised budget, the district will be required to go to a contingency budget and charge community groups for the use of school facilities according district officials.  Superintendent Dr. William Russell explains who some of the groups that would be affected.
Dr Bill Russell Budget Clip

Tuesday’s vote will be from noon to 9 p.m. The polling places are the Owego-Apalachin Middle School and the Apalachin Elementary School.  Superintendent Dr. William Russell will be on the WEBO morning show tomorrow at 8:10 to discuss the new budget.

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