Three Village school district
6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Arrowhead, Minnesauke, Nassakeag, Setauket and W.S. Mount elementary schools.
The district proposes a $184,526,960 budget for 2013-14, a 3.97 percent increase over the current $177,481,579 budget. The local tax levy would rise 4.05 percent, from $132,518,562 to $137,879,768.
This increase is equal to the state's tax-cap limit of 4.05 percent, so a simple majority vote will be required to approve the budget.
School taxes on the average single-family home would rise 4.05 percent, from $9,777 to $10,173. If the budget is rejected, the contingency budget calls for spending $179,165,754.
The proposed budget includes a 2.4 percent contractual raise and a 3.6 percent step increase for teachers. The teaching staff would be reduced by the equivalent of 58.3 full-time positions, and eight other staff positions are to be trimmed. The district plans to increase class sizes and cut electives.
Incumbents Jonathan Kornreich and Susanne A. Mendelson are running unopposed for two at-large seats. Terms are three years.