The 2012-2013-school budget passed by one of the highest margins ever achieved by the district, according to school superintendent Susan Agruso.
The favorable result, 67.5 percent voted yes, was a topic at Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce meeting where Agruso thanked those who voted yes.
“Thank all of you. The budget passed two to one. One of the highest we ever achieved,” said Agruso.
Agruso said after the vote that the positive outcome indicated, “we created a good balance between students needs and taxpayers expectations.”
Other districts didn’t fare as well. Residents of the to pierce the state cap and managed to garner only a 54 percent approval. getting 58.7 percent of the yes ballots, only 33 individual votes shy of the needed 60 percent super-majority.
“It’s a very impressive number,” said chamber president, Charlie Gardner. “It speaks volume about the board of education. They represent us very well.”