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Waterloo Budget Defeated by 8 Votes; Board to Meet Thursday


One local school budget failed to gain voter approval on Tuesday.

The clerk’s office with the Waterloo School District told Finger Lakes Daily News on Wednesday the proposed 2023-2024 budget failed by eight votes, 304-296. The district’s Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday at 6:00 pm in the Middle School LGI Room for discussion of the 2023-2024 Budget. The 50.1-MILLION dollar spending plan carried a tax levy rate of 1.75 percent.

A proposition to purchase three passenger buses was approved 429-171 and another, the authorization to levy of a tax to provide $276,839.04 to the Waterloo Public Library and Historical Society, a 6.91% increase was given the green light by a vote of 338-262.

Christopher Felice (297), Patrick Tellier (290), and Jolynn Worden (243) all won three-year seats on the school board

For a look at more local school budget results, click here.

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