Massena school budget passes, levy increasing by about 1 percent
MASSENA -- Voters in the Massena Central School District voted to approve a $52,640,000 budget that restores four positions and raises the tax levy by .99 percent.
The tally was 381 to 89.Voters also elected incumbent Loren Fountaine and David LaClair Jr. to five-year school board terms and Mark Goodfellow and Robert LeBlanc to three-year terms.
The spending blueprint will restore a high school art teacher, two intervention teacher assistants for junior high math and reading and a Jefferson Elementary special education teacher.
Revenues are budgeted at $50,257,000 and expenses at $52,640,000. They also plan to use $2.5 million in fund balance.
Total state aid will increase 2.73 percent to about $32.6 million.