Voting results are in. This was the highest voter turnout in recent history and we want to thank everyone who took the time to vote. We hope to see this trend continue in future votes.
[POSTPONED until June 16] The ballot counting for the 2020-21 school budget vote and Board of Education election will be live streamed here on Tuesday, June 9 starting at 5 p.m.
The public hearing for the proposed budget will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020. Get viewing information here.
Three (3) seats on the Board of Education are up for election on the June 2020 ballot. There are four candidates, who will be listed on the ballot in alphabetical order.
This proposition asks voters to decide on an $803 increase to the annual appropriation that helps support and maintain the Cairo-Durham Public Library (for a total annual appropriation of $19,303).
A separate proposition on the ballot seeks voter approval to purchase six (6) school buses at a cost not to exceed $426,158 (before state aid reimbursement, bond interest and estimated trade-in value). The bus purchase proposition breaks down as follows:
Proposed Budget Maintains Programs
The Cairo-Durham Central School District proposes a $32,512,539 spending plan for the 2020-21 school year. It would maintain current staffing and school programming with a tax levy increase equal to the tax cap.
The goals of the proposed budget are to maintain current educational opportunities and continue supporting school health and safety initiatives. Examples of the rich educational opportunities that would remain available to students include: