VOTING

6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the district building in Islip Terrace.

THE BUDGET

The district proposes a $115,015,282 budget for 2017-18, a 2.07 percent increase from the current $112,683,147. The tax levy would rise by 0.59 percent, from $70,428,345 to $70,843,872.

This increase is within the district’s tax-cap limit of 1.39 percent, so a simple majority will be required to approve the budget. School taxes on the average single-family home would rise 0.59 percent, from $7,667 to $7,712.

The proposed budget would use reserves to deal with the anticipated shortfall. It includes a contract raise of 1.25 percent and a step increase freeze for teachers. Additions include a possible new Advanced Placement computer science course, varsity volleyball, STEAM/STEM at elementary schools, and a robotics course at the middle and high schools.

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THE CANDIDATES

Incumbents William Carpluk and Christopher Zachry are running unopposed for two seats in the by-seat election. Terms are three years.