VOTING

7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sagaponack Common School.

THE BUDGET

The district proposes a $1,704,582 budget for 2017-18, a 4.1 percent decrease from the current $1,776,756. The tax levy would decrease by 7.6 percent, from $1,713,506 to $1,583,332.

This amount is below the district’s tax-cap limit of 3.15 percent, so a simple majority vote is required to approve the budget. The levy decreased because of a decrease in expenses, the appropriation of fund balance and a favorable increase in assessed value, according to a district official.

School taxes on the average single-family home would decrease by 12.66 percent from $2,339.42 to $2,043.34.

The proposed budget includes step increases of between 2 to 3 percent for full-time teachers, and a 2 percent increase for part-time employees, both teachers and staff.

A proposition asks voters to authorize the district to enter into a one-year contract with the East Hampton school district for educating students in grades 4-6. Another proposition asks voters to authorize the district to enter into a one-year contract with the Sag Harbor district to educate students in preschool and grades 4-6.

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THE CANDIDATES

Incumbent Brian Villante is running unopposed for an at-large seat. The term is three years.