Haldane School Budget Passes

Voters also approve spending for buses

By a 395-113 vote on Tuesday (May 17), Haldane school district residents approved $27.2 million in spending for 2022-23, with a 3.69 percent tax increase, just below a state-mandated 3.7 percent cap.

The voters also approved, 390-118, a measure to spend up to $185,000 on school buses.

The turnout was 12 percent among 4,226 registered voters. The budget was approved with 78 percent of the vote.

Two candidates who ran unopposed were elected to the five-member board: newcomer Ezra Clementson, who will fill the seat held by Jennifer Daly, who did not seek a fourth term, and Sean McNall, who will begin his second term. Clementson will take the seat on July 1.

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