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BUDGET

SPENDING $5,677,302, a 0.54 percent decrease from the current $5,708,219.

TAX LEVY No increase, remains $5,082,291, the same amount as for the 2018-19 and 2017-18 school years. This is within the district's 3.8 percent tax-cap limit, so a simple majority vote is required for approval.

TEACHER PAY / PROGRAMS Includes a 0.5 percent contractual increase and an average step increase of 2.5 percent. The district said the proposed budget provides funding for continuation of all educational and co-curricular programs, including the full-day prekindergarten program.

WHEN | WHERE

3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Woodhull School gymnasium. www.fi.k12.ny.us

CANDIDATES

Incumbents Jay Lippert and Linda Nowachek are running unopposed for two seats, elected at-large. Terms are three years.

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