Pleasantville BoE Election, Budget Vote Tuesday

Two open school board seats sought by Larry Boes, Emily Rubin Persons and Tara Klein.

 voters have the opportunity to weigh in on the proposed 2012-13 budget vote for two school board candidates today.

The annual budget vote and school board election will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. today in the multipurpose room.

School Budget

The Pleasantville board of education for the 2012-13 academic year.

The proposal includes $55,000 to be used to repair the tennis courts.

The adopted budget represents an increase of about $504,014 over last year's adopted figure, a 1.13 percent overall increase.

The district has estimated the budget will carry approximately a 1.71 percent tax rate increase for residents, which is below the New York State tax cap calculation.

School Board Election

Current Board Vice President Thomas Exton and Trustee David McCullagh this year. Three candidates have stepped up to fill the two seats—Tara Klein, Emily Rubin Persons and Larry Boes.

School board members serve three-year terms, beginning July 1.

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