Local School Board/School Budget Results

May 17, 2022


Hornell voters approve $40 million budget, elect one board member

On May 17, Hornell City School District residents approved the district’s $40 million budget proposal and elected one board of education member.

Voters approved:
• A $40,039,187 budget for the 2022-23 school year that increases spending by $195,609 (0.49%) from the current year and carries a 1.34% tax levy increase: 252 yes; 117 no;
• Authorization to enter into a five-year lease for one 66-passenger school bus at a cost not to exceed: 277 yes; 92 no;
• Authorization to use $75,000 from the School Bus Reserve Fund created in 2012 for new vehicles to be obtained prior to June 30, 2024: 297 yes; 71 no;
• Authorized the renewal of the School Bus Reserve fund that would not exceed10 years and would not be greater than $1,000,000: 289 yes; 79 no;
• Authorized the creation of a Capital Reserve Fund that would not exceed10 years and would not be greater than $10,000,000: 274 yes; 92 no; and
• The election of Mrs. Kerry Davis to the Hornell Board of Education. She will begin her term on July 1.

The spending plan continues all current student programs and services. For the 2022-23 school year, the district will be completing general maintenance and site work at the Junior-Senior High School. This includes exterior facade, Main Office security/ functionality, and elevator replacement.

We also received great feedback from our exit poll that will help guide us in our planning for our next capital improvement project with a projected vote for this December.

All props passed at Canisteo-Greenwood
Budget: 250 Yes – 36 No
Public Library Passed 207-80
New Capital Bus Reserve Passed 246-42
Capital Bus Reserve Purchase Passed 240-48

Results on the Three Board Seats:
Bruce MacKellar, Heather Cox and Joe Pacanowski for 3-year terms.


All the props in Arkport passed
1. Budget
2. BOE election
3. Transportation vehicle purchase
4. School Bus Lease
5. Public Library Budget
6. (2) Public Library Trustee Seats
The budget total is $13,523,602
The Arkport Central Tax increase is 1.92%
Budget – 147 yes to 63 no
Jenny Swarts won the school board election

From Alfred Almond:


361 YES Votes
118 NO Votes

Two (2) 66-Passenger School Buses
359 YES Votes
118 NO Votes

Capital Improvement Project
364 YES Votes
113 NO Votes

Capital Reserve
362 YES Votes
117 NO Votes

Library Proposition
250 YES Votes
127 NO Votes

Board Member
John D’Angelo
256 Votes

Sandra Quick
213 Votes

The budget passed in Canaseraga Yes 52 No 31

Steven Kenyon Sr wins the Canaseraga School Board race, 66 votes

The 9.9 million dollar budget passed, Yes 89 No 85
Prop 2 the Bus Prop passed Yes 119 No 55

Prop 3 Captal Reserve Fund Vote For Capital Improvements
It Passes Yes 119 No 56

Prop 4 Establishing a new capital improvement reserve fund
Prop 4 passes Yes 110 No 62

Also at Andover Central, Mark Sisson wins a school board seat 146 votes
and Sabrina Gaylord wins a school board seat 123 votes

The budget passed at JT Yes 140 No 14
the bus prop passed Yes 141 No 12
The three school board winners at Jasper-Troupsburg are:
Jodi Van Gorden 120
Chad Groff 96
Adam Button 45