May 2017 - Budget News
What Am I Voting On?
2016-2017 Budget Information
THANK YOU to the community for the successful passing of our 2016-2017 school budget and all propositions! We appreciate everyone who took the time to visit Cairo-Durham Middle School on May 17, 2016 and cast their votes.
Board of Education Candidates
The Cairo-Durham CSD Board of Education has three (3) Board vacancies on the May 2017 budget ballot. Each seat is a three-year, non-paid term.
Two candidates currently serve on the Board and are running for re-election. They are David Infantino and Stephen Brandow. The third seat will be awarded to whichever write-in candidate receives the highest number of votes.
Thank you to everyone who cast their votes yesterday.
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, district voters approved the 2016-17 school budget by a margin of 72 percent (355 in favor, 138 opposed).
On February 25, 2016, the district held a Community Conversations Forum inviting the community to come and learn about the proposed 2016-2017 School Budget and to participate in discussions regarding the program needs for the district. The presentation can be viewed by clicking the link below. The presentation is a PDF. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download it free here: https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/products/pdf-reader.html
In an effort to have a constructive dialogue about schools and the issues they face, Superintendent Anthony Taibi joined other area superintendents on Jan. 22 for a meeting with state legislators. The event, organized by Questar III, addressed issues such as cuts to state school aid and providing financial certainty to districts by making the property tax cap truly a 2% cap.