VOTING

6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at P.J. Gelinas and R.C. Murphy junior high schools and Ward Melville High School.

THE BUDGET

District officials have proposed a $204,444,527 budget for 2017-18, a 2.77 percent increase from the current $198,939,935.

The proposed tax levy is $151,992,599, which would be an increase of 3.4 percent over the current $146,991,010. This increase equals the district’s tax-cap limit, so a simple majority is required to approve the budget.

If the budget is approved, the average home would pay $11,275 in taxes, a 3.39 percent increase over the current $10,905.

The budget includes a 1 percent contractual raise and a 2.4 percent step increase for teachers.

District officials plan to add a half-day prekindergarten program. They also plan to add electives and music programs.

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THE CANDIDATES

Incumbents Inger Germano, Irene Gische and Jeffrey Kerman are running unopposed for three at-large seats. Terms are three years.