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Sag Harbor Budget Passes, No Changes to Board

Voters approved $34 million budget.

Over in Sag Harbor, voters approved a on Tuesday.

The final tally was 892-to-420 when the polls closed at 9 p.m.

was re-elected to the Sag Harbor School Board of Education with 1,039 votes and past president also kept his seat with 795 votes.

Challenger , a retired teacher and college admissions consultant, received 576 votes.

There were two seats available, each with a three-year term.

A proposition to allow the district to spend $575,000 to purchase six new buses also passed, 851-to-432.

Business administrator Janet Verneuille said a total of 1,312 people came out to vote on Tuesday. Forty-nine submitted absentee ballots.

The 2012-13 budget includes a 2.88 spending increase and a 1.94 percent tax levy increase.

For results from the East Hampton, Amagansett, Montauk, and Wainscott district votes, . For results from the Springs School District . For Bridgehampton and Sagaponack, . For details on the Tuckahoe budget going down, .

Taylor K. Vecsey May 16, 2012 at 02:44 AM
Via Facebook, Jeffrey Charles Peters said: Good job Walter and Greg and the people of sag harbor for voting for the budget The people have spoken go ahead
Gittan Brorson May 16, 2012 at 07:43 PM
Congratulations from Sweden Walter Wilcoxen!

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