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BUDGET

SPENDING $87,343,557, a 2.48 percent increase from the current $85,229,857.

TAX LEVY 3.43 percent increase, from $63,722,940 to $65,909,470. This is equal to the district’s 3.43 percent tax-cap limit, so approval requires a simple majority vote.

TEACHER PAY / PROGRAMS Includes what the district called a "1 percent cost-of-living increase." The district, through a spokesperson, declined to provide more information about contractual raises or step increases. The proposed budget adds a security person at each school building and makes internet technology improvements to support security.

WHEN | WHERE

7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Bethpage High School. www.bethpagecommunity.com

CANDIDATES

Incumbents John Lonardo, Christina Scelta and Marie Swierkowski are running unopposed for three positions, elected by seat. Terms are three years.

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