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Budget and Board of Education Election Results

June 16, 2020 - For Immediate Release


LaFayette voters approve $20.3 million budget, elect board members


On June 16th, LaFayette Central School District voters approved the district’s $20.3 million 2020-2021 budget proposal, elected three board of education members and approved purchasing new vehicles. Voters approved:

  • An $20,324,251 budget for the 2020-2021 school year that increases spending 3.87 percent and carries a 2.96 percent tax levy increase: 454 yes, 125 no;

  • Purchasing new student transportation vehicles, one maintenance vehicle and one mail/food service delivery vehicles at a total cost not to exceed $458,495:     418 yes, 162 no;

  • Establish a new ten-year capital reserve account for construction projects at an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 to be used for renovations and additions to district facilities: 438 yes, 141 no;

Voters also elected three candidates for the three open board of education seats:

Carole Dwyer:  445 votes;

Jody Gates 456 votes;

Janine LeBlanc:  453 votes;

The three candidates will serve three-year terms, beginning July 1, 2020. 

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