Spending / Pass (530-169)

$294,039,602, a 16% increase from the current $252,864,607.

Tax levy

1.5% increase, from $91,315,810 to $92,685,547. This is within the district’s 3.3% tax-cap limit, so a simple majority vote is required for approval. 

Teacher pay, jobs

The proposed budget includes increases based on the collective bargaining agreement. Includes a 3% step increase. No reductions in staffing or programs.

Propositions / Pass (512-141)

The proposition allows the district to establish a repair reserve not to exceed $10 million to be utilized for the purpose of non-recurring capital improvement or equipment repairs. If funds are available at the end of any fiscal year, they may be appropriated for this fund.

Candidates

Terms are three years and one year. Vote for 3, elected at-large.

The third-highest vote-getter receives a one-year term to fill a previously unexpired term of late board member Daniel Devine.

Maureen Esposito (incumbent) (593) and Debra Cavanagh (incumbent) (544) were elected to a three-year terms.  Luis Alcantara (incumbent) (523) was elected to a one-year term. Jessica Banda (220) was not elected. 

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