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How will you be voting on your school budget tomorrow?

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Pass 21 75.00%
Fail 4 14.29%
Not voting 3 10.71%

Budget Votes tomorrow....

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Member since 10/05

4796 total posts


Budget Votes tomorrow....

Curiosity poll for the "school-aged" moms. Anonymous for obvious reasons.

I'm still not sure which way I'm voting! It really just stinks all around. Chat Icon

Posted 5/17/10 3:24 PM


Member since 5/05

19403 total posts


Re: Budget Votes tomorrow....

Unless it's really over the top I'll never vote no. Our budget was voted down a few years ago and the Board made no changes to anything people were objecting to, instead punished the kids by cutting ALL clubs and teams across the board from elementary school up. It was a nightmare, the community ended up raising over $600k before the school year started to re-instate them all.

Already for next year they've cut the golf team and I hear that one of the elementary librarians is retiring and they aren't replacing her. The plan is for the other 2 to cover all 3 elementary schools. Not happy about that.

Posted 5/17/10 3:32 PM


Member since 11/05

3463 total posts

does it matter

Re: Budget Votes tomorrow....

If you happened to read Newsday yesterday, our district was one of the Catch 22 districts who if you vote no twice your taxes will go up even more because the contingency is more expensive than the budget

Posted 5/17/10 4:09 PM

My Little Yankee Fans

Member since 1/06

4018 total posts


Re: Budget Votes tomorrow....

I was looking at that also how the contingency seemed higher then the budget, but I was confused by the post card that came in the mail. I am really so sick of my taxes going up every single year. I just don't get it. Where the heck is all of the money going?

Posted 5/17/10 4:11 PM


Member since 8/06

13803 total posts


Re: Budget Votes tomorrow....

I'm absolutely voting yes. I actually feel badly because even with the budget the SD is making some cuts.

Posted 5/17/10 4:20 PM


Member since 5/05

26975 total posts


Re: Budget Votes tomorrow....

Totally unsure. My kids are not in the public schools, so I pay school taxes on top of tuition. However, my kids use all the resources, and I wouldn't want to see that cut. Ultimately, I will probably vote yes.

Posted 5/17/10 5:32 PM

LIF Adult

Member since 5/05

11767 total posts


Re: Budget Votes tomorrow....

I was pretty pleased with how my district kept the tax levy under 3% I think it's reasonable.

Posted 5/19/10 12:16 AM

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