You’d have to go back more than 25 years to find the last time a budget was rejected by voters in the Greenport School District.
But with administrators proposing the second largest tax levy percentage increase in Suffolk County, there was a wave of uncertainty surrounding the district heading into Tuesday’s budget vote.
Then they announced the results, and like just about every year, the spending plan was approved by a wide margin. READ
With school budget votes looming Tuesday, there are a few major developments to keep in mind, especially for taxpayers in the Mattituck-Cutchogue and Greenport school districts.
In 2011, the year before the New York State property tax levy cap took effect, 2,694 Southold Town residents showed up at the polls to vote on the proposed Mattituck-Cutchogue, Southold and Greenport school budgets.
The Suffolk Times sent reporters to school districts from Oysterponds to Mattituck-Cutchogue to provide the latest on the results as they came in.
Here’s is a breakdown of the vote: