Hornell School Board Sets Date for Budget Public Hearing

Hornell Sets School Budget Hearing Date

April 24, 2014

HORNELL N.Y. – The Hornell Board of Education met Wednesday evening annoucning a public hearing on the 2014-15 School Budget on Tuesday May 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Columbian school conference room .

The proposed budget at $35,573,492 is $1,363,467 higher than last years’ $34.2 miliion dollar budget which represents a 3.99% increase. The budget will go up for public vote on Tuesday May 20, 2014, Also to be decided in the polls in the May 20 vote, is the race for the Board of Education seat, that is left with the upcoming departure of current President, Richard Scavo.

Voters will also decide on the proposal to increase the Board of Education seats from the current level of five up to seven which would not take effect until July of 2015.