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May 21, 2018
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Stillwater News

Stillwater budget approved by voters

Interior repairs and bus propositions pass, three elected to board

May 20, 2014 – On Tuesday, May 20, Stillwater residents voted to approve the district's 2014-15 proposed budget with 527 voting in favor and 184 voting against it.

The $22.8 million budget carries a 3.39 percent spending increase over the current year and a 3.01 percent increase in the tax levy. Tax rates are estimated to increase by less than 2 percent (the district will set the actual tax rates in August).

Additional propositions

The $1.4 million proposition to replace up to 12 school buses was approved by a margin of 449 voting in favor and 209 voting against it.

By a margin of 515 to 173, voters passed a proposition to establish a capital reserve fund of $100,000 to make repairs to the HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems at the elementary school, middle school and transportation building. By a margin of 512 to 163, voters passed an additional proposition to expend the monies in the capital reserve fund of $100,000 to make HVAC, electrical and plumbing repairs to the three buildings.

Residents also elected Brian McNeil, Cheryl Richardson and John Butler to the Stillwater Board of Education. The results are as follows: Brian McNeil (428 votes), Cheryl Richardson (351 votes), John Butler (319 votes), Rachael Mincher (312 votes), Thomas Coffinger, Jr. (311 votes) and Lauren Kirkwood (293 votes).

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