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Residents Approved Irvington School's $56 Million Budget; Re-Elect Whitney

Irvington residents voted to approve a $56 million school budget Tuesday, May 20.
Irvington residents voted to approve a $56 million school budget Tuesday, May 20. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

IRVINGTON, N.Y. -- Voters in Irvington approved the School District's proposed $56 million school budget for the 2014-2015 year on Tuesday, May 20.

Trustee Phil Whitney was re-elected to the Board of Education with 841 votes.

The budget passed by a vote of 815-273 to increase the budget from the 2013-2015 budget of $54 million -- an increase of $2.2 million. This is the smallest increase in the last four years, according to the district.

The approved budget was 2.93 percent increase and remained under the state's 2 percent overall tax levy mandate. Property owners with an assessed value of $500,000 should expect to pay approximately $330 more in taxes.

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