VOTING

3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at New Suffolk Common School.

THE BUDGET

The district is proposing a $1,110,701.32 budget for 2017-18, a 12.5 percent decrease from the current $1,269,085.76. The tax levy would increase by 6.5 percent, from $798,471 to $850,375.

This exceeds the district’s tax-cap limit of 3.4 percent, so the district needs a 60 percent majority vote to approve the budget. The additional funds are needed to meet unexpected tuition expenses, according to district officials. New Suffolk is a K-6 district, and pays tuition for students to attend schools in the Southold Union Free School District.

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The district said it could not provide an estimate of what school taxes would be on the average single-family home because it did not have the necessary assessment information.

The proposed budget includes a 3.4 percent step increase for teachers. Student class size is expected to increase to accommodate three new students.

THE CANDIDATES

Incumbent Tony Dill is running unopposed for one by-seat position. The term is three years.