ITHACA, N.Y. — Last night, residents throughout the county turned out for local school district elections, approving all proposed measures.

The annual budget, funding for school buses, new board of education members, and a few special projects were all on the slate.

To see the outcome of the election at your district, click on the links below. 

Groton Central School District

Trumansburg Central School District

Dryden Central School District

Ithaca City School District

Newfield Central School District

Lansing Central School District

Groton Central School District

Proposition 1: 2017-1018 spending plan

  • Yes: 151
  • No: 50

New Board of Education members

  • Sophia Darling: 177
  • Kristina Boyes: 166
  • Monica Dykeman: 164

Trumansburg Central School District

2017-18 Budget Proposition  

  • Yes: 463
  •  No: 157

SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT RESOLVED, That the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District, in the Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and Seneca, New York, by and hereby is authorized to expend the sums set forth in the General Fund Appropriations in the amount of $24,808,744 and to levy the necessary tax therefore.

Building Capital Reserve Fund   

  • Yes: 415
  • No: 195

SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT: RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District is hereby authorized to establish a Capital Reserve Fund pursuant to Section 3651 of the Education Law (to be known as the “2017-2027 Building Capital Reserve Fund”), with the purpose of such fund being to finance site work, construction or reconstruction and equipping of school buildings and facilities, and costs incidental thereto, the ultimate amount of such fund to be $5,000,000, plus earnings thereon, the probable term of such fund to be 10 years, but such fund shall continue in existence until liquidated in accordance with the Education Law or until the funds are exhausted, and the sources from which the funds shall be obtained for such Reserve are (i) amounts from budgetary appropriations from time to time, and (ii) unappropriated fund balance made available by the Board of Education from time to time, and (iii) New York State Aid received and made available by the Board of Education from time to time, all as permitted by law.   Vehicle and Equipment Capital Reserve Fund  YES = 471 / NO = 139 Resolved that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District is hereby authorized to establish a Vehicle & Equipment Reserve Fund pursuant to Section 3651 of the Education Law (to be known as the “2017 Vehicle & Equipment Reserve Fund”), with the purpose of such fund being to finance the purchase of school buses, vehicles and equipment that would be eligible for financing under the Local Finance Law, and costs incidental thereto, the ultimate amount of such fund to be $1,000,000, plus earnings thereon, the probable term of such fund to be ten (10) years, but such fund shall continue in existence until liquidated in accordance with the Education Law or until the funds are exhausted, and the sources from which the funds shall be obtained for such Reserve are (i) amounts from budgetary appropriations from time to time, and (ii) unappropriated fund balance made available by the Board of Education from time to time, and (iii) New York State Aid received and made available by the Board of Education from time to time, all as permitted by law.

Purchase of School Buses Proposition    

  • Yes: 498
  •  No: 113

SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT: Resolved that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District is hereby authorized to expend up to $120,000 from the existing vehicle and equipment reserve fund for acquisition of 2 mid-sized school buses.

Ulysses Philomathic Library Proposition 

  • Yes: 489
  • N0: 128

SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT: Resolved that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District is hereby authorized to raise the tax levy by $4,561 (from $110,370 to $114,931) for the support of the Ulysses Philomathic Library, and, such sum shall be paid annually to the Trustees of said library.

New Board of Education members

  • Dianne Lynn = 402
  • Jhoanna Hayes = 344

See more at: http://www.tburgschools.org/districtpage.cfm?pageid=618#sthash.lmCxDXv7.dpuf

Dryden Central School District

2017-2018 Spending Plan

  • Yes: 774
  • No: 231

School Bus Bond

  • Yes: 719
  • No: 286

Summer Bus Garage Lighting 

  • Yes: 703
  • No: 299

New Board of Education members:

  • Heather Williams: 583
  • Sophia Georgiakaki: 528
  • Ronald Szymanski: 503

Ithaca City School District

Proposition 1: the proposed school budget of $124,689,000 for 2017-2018

  • Yes: 1392 yes
  • No: 532

Proposition 2: the appropriation and expenditure of funds from the School District’s 2013 Capital Reserve Fund

  • Yes: 1596
  • No: 316

Proposition 3:  the establishment of the 2018 Capital Reserve Fund

  • Yes: 1596
  • No: 348

Proposition 4: pertaining to the proposed sewer-line easement to 308 The Parkway

  • Yes: 1674
  • No: 216

New Board of Education members:

  • Patricia H. Wasyliw                  1550
  • ​Sean Eversley Bradwell          1524
  • Chris Malcolm                         1486

Newfield Central School District

Proposition 1: the school budget for 2017-2018

  • Yes: 280
  • No: 57

Proposition 2: Purchase of school bus

  • Yes: 284
  • No: 54

Proposition 3: Library

  • Yes: 247
  • No: 91

New Board of Education members:

  • Meng-Wei Hsu – 229
  • Jeremy TenWolde – 269

Lansing Central School District

Proposition 1:  The school budget for 2017-2018

  • Yes: 454
  • No: 160

Proposition 2: Purchase of school bus

  • Yes: 476
  • No: 139

New Board of Education members:

  • Tony Lombardo
  • Christine Iacobucci
  • Brenda Zavaski

Jolene Almendarez

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at jalmendarez@ithacavoice.com; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.