6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Huntington High School.
The district proposes a $126,213,223 budget for 2017-18, a 2.53 percent increase from the current $123,100,263. The tax levy would increase 1.35 percent, from $103,421,141 to $104,814,107.
This increase is within the district’s tax-cap limit of 1.89 percent, so a simple majority vote will be required to approve the budget. School taxes on the average single-family house would increase 1.15 percent, from $8,259 to $8,354.
The district is in budget negotiations with teachers, so estimated salary increases are subject to negotiations. The proposed budget adds 4.4 teaching positions. The spending plan also would add a research-focused Advanced Placement Capstone elective.
A proposition asks for authorization to spend $2,495,000 from the district’s 2008 and 2013 capital-reserve funds on infrastructure and building needs, including a new roof at Washington Primary School, two boilers at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School, doors at Finley Middle School and Woodhull Intermediate, and a security vestibule at Southdown Primary School. Approval of the proposition would have no effect on taxes, officials said.
A second proposition establishes an eight-year, $12.5 million Building Improvement Fund for capital improvements with surplus funds, budget appropriations and interest accrued on the funds over the lifetime of the fund.
- District website: hufsd.edu
Incumbents Jennifer Hebert and Xavier Palacios are running unopposed for two at-large seats. Terms are three years.