School budget vote results across WNY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) —  School budget votes results across western New York are coming in Tuesday evening. Check out the results released so far.

School Budget Votes
Pass/Fail Total Budget Tax Levy Trustees/Board Propositions Enrollment
Erie County
Akron   Yes $30.9M 1% inc Darin Schultz, James Grant, Scott Kelkenberg Capital improvement fund $7.5million-PASSED 1392
Alden   Yes $34.4M no change Michael Karpie, Richard Karalus Buildings and grounds equipment- PASSED                                           Capital improvement fund- PASSED 1637
Amherst   Yes $57.3M 2.7% inc Jessica McLaughlin, Mark Smith ` Establish 10 yr capital reserve fund of $500,000- PASSED 2883
Cheektowaga   Yes $42.3M 2.9% inc Edward Schaefer, Carol Kiripolsky Establish capital improvements fund- PASS student board member-PASS 2047
Cheektowaga-Maryvale $43.2M 2% inc 1 seat up for vote 2123
Cheektowaga-Sloan  Yes $35.04 M .84% inc 2 seats up for vote Allow student board member, 1331
Clarence   Yes $80.2M 1.74% inc Tricia Andrews, Matthew Stock, Dawn Snyder Proposal to replace 9 buses- PASSED 4472
Cleve-Hill  Yes $31.55M 2% inc Julie McNeil 1223
Depew  Yes $42.8M 1.1% inc Donna Kapinos, Amy Doody Purchase 3 school buses-PASSED  Sell Dawson Field-PASSED 1809
East Aurora   Yes $33.2 M 6.9% inc Jessica Armbrust, John Sigeti, Daniel Brunson 1763
Eden   Yes $29M 4.2% inc Ellen Kindley, Cheryl Carpenter Buy buses and related equipment- PASSED 1360
Frontier   Yes $84.2M 2.4% inc Pat Boyle, Maryann Costello $24.4 M capital project for safety-PASSED Bus purchases-PASSED 4837
Grand Island   Yes $62.6M 2.62% inc Jack Burns, Ashli Dreher Purchase 5 buses and 2 vehicles- PASSED 2913
Hamburg   Yes $67.8M 1.1% dec Thomas Flynn III, Cameron Hall 3421
Holland   Yes $19.3M no change Russell Clothier, Jr. Purchase buses at cost of “$292,000- PASSED 885
Iroquois   Yes $49M 2.6% inc Michele Hovey Purchase buses for $584,965- PASSED  Purchase computer equipment- PASSED 2296
Ken Ton   Yes $160.7M no change Jill O’Malley, Michelle Tarbox Proposal to purchase 14 buses for $1.3 million- PASSED 5820
Lackawanna  Yes $50.7 M 3.21% inc Anthony Catuzza, Nicholas Trifilo 1730
Lake Shore  Yes $58.2M 1.2% inc Carla Thompson, Michael Franey Purchase 5 buses- PASSED  $43.3M renovations-PASSED                    $16.5 for arts, technology- PASSED 2449
Lancaster  Yes $103.9M 2.2% ince Patrick Uhteg, Michael Sage, Glenn Jackson Purchase 8 buses 5748
N.Collins   Yes $16.4M 1% inc Shannon McGrath, Lisa Petrus Purchase 3 buses-PASSED capital funds for construction-PASSED         repair-PASSED 583
Orchard Park   Yes $98.3M 2.3% inc Dwight Mateer, David Nielsen, Christine Tinnesz Purchase six buses, two wheelchair vans-PASSED                           Establish capital improvement fund- PASSED 4766
Sweet Home   Yes $77.1M 3.2% inc Michelle Mauger, Marianne Jasen Establish capital reserve for future projects- PASSED 3153
Tonawanda   Yes $33.7M 3.19%inc Diane Misner, Kristin Schmutzler Establish $8M capital reserve fund- PASSED 1682
West Seneca  Yes $116.8M 1.6% inc Janice Dalbo, Diane Beres, Carol Jarczyk Purchase school buses- PASSED 6509
Williamsville   Yes $186.1M 2.4% inc Kurt Venator, Susan McClary, Philip Meyer 9,962
Springville-Griffith   Yes  $36.8M  2.5% inc.  Jennifer Sullivan, Chris Cerrone, Jessica Curry Schuster, Daniel Miess  Purchase 9 buses, 2 mini-vans- PASSED  1,733


Niagara County
Barker   Yes $17.1M 2%inc John Sweeney 741
Lewiston-Porter   Yes $44.9M 1.5% inc Lance Dickinson Capital projects $9.25M- PASSED 2053
Lockport   Yes $96.8M 1.49% inc Heather Hare, Victoria Obot, John D. Craig 4644
Newfane  Yes $34.2M 1% inc James Little 1537
Niagara Falls   Yes $140.9M No change Vincent Cancemi 6,659
Niagara Wheatfield   Yes $70.5M 0.07% inc Jason Myers, Gina Terbot, Darren Sneed Purchase 7 new buses- PASSED purchase land for parking-PASSED 3,641
N Tonawanda    Yes $73.4M 1.25% inc Zachary Niemiec, Matthew Kennedy 3,469
Royalton Hartland       Yes $24.4M 1.1% inc Carol Blumrick, Tom Brigham, Jeffrey Waters Change financing for capital improvement project 1,312
Starpoint  Yes $53.9M 2.% inc Jeffrey Duncan, Kelley Swan, Danielle Alex, Joseph Miller 2,655
Wilson   Yes $26.4M 1.8% inc 3 seats, 4 candidates 1,164
Allegany County
Alfred-Almond $13.27M 1% inc $3M capital reserve fund, boiler repairs, bus purchase 629
Andover   Yes $9.31M Patrick Howland Jr., Brian Perkins $2M capital reserve, bus purchase- PASSED 306
Belfast $9.66M 1.99% inc 2 seats up for vote $5,200 for Belfast Free Library 337
Bolivar-Richburg $19.4M no change 2 seats up for vote Propositions for library funds, school buses, capital reserve funds 759

Cuba Rushford






$21.08 M

1.53 % inc


Richard Kinney

Gary Wight

Local library proposition PASSED

Library funds- PASSED



Fillmore $16.16M 1.72%inc 2 seats up for vote school bus purchase (3)  Wide Awake Club Library 616
Friendship   Yes $9.9M 1.79% inc 1 seat (unopposed) school bus purchase 335
Genesee Valley $15.52M 1.38% inc 3 seats up for vote school bus purchase (2) Library funds 521
Scio   Yes $10.4 M 1.95% inc Loren Knapp Bus purchase PASSED, radio equip. PASSED  Library funding PASSED 316
Wellsville $29.2M 3 seats up for vote Bus purchase (2), Library funding 1232
Whitesville  Yes  Monica Acomb, Jane Hall  Bus purchase passed, Library levy passed
Cattaraugus County
Allegany Limestone   Yes $23M 1.68% dec  Jay King, Dawn Maguire  $16.1 M Capital project- PASSED 1124
Catt-LV   Yes $26M 1.93% dec 2 seats up for vote  Purchase school buses, wheelchair vans, minivans: PASSED 877
Ellicottville   Yes $12.35M 3.2% inc Leonard Zlockie Purchase two buses- PASS 586
Franklinville   Yes $18.3M 1.18% inc Sue Ciesla 656
Hinsdale   No $9.75M 2.22% inc Nanci Hurlburt purchase school bus- PASSED 408
Olean  Yes $39.8M No change Paul Hessney, Janine Fodor Create $500,000 vehicle purchase fund- PASSED 2,072
Portville  Yes $17.7M 2% inc Daniel Wenke, Cheryl Wood Bus purchase PASSED 943
Randolph  Yes $20.29M no change Marshall Johnson, Louise Boutwell 876
Salamanca   Yes $31.99M No change  Barb Sande 1,208
West Valley   Yes  Dawn Samborski  Purchase vehicles: PASSED 249
Yorkshire-Pioneer     Yes $53.9M 1.27% inc Mary Lou Merlau, Denise Urbino 2,333
 Pine Valley  Yes  $16.3M  Propositions for Student Rep., snow removal equipment passed
Chautauqua County
Bemus Point   Yes $15.02M 2.35% inc  Tina M. Hall, Bethany G. Seastrum Proposition to purchase 2 buses- PASSED 695
Brocton   Yes $17.8M 2% inc Steven Smith 545
Cassadaga Valley   Yes $21.1M No change William Carlson 861
Chautauqua Lake    Yes $22.9M 2.08% inc Jay Baker, Mary Talbot, Travis Bensink 849
Dunkirk   Yes $43.4M 2.33%inc 1,992
Falconer   Yes $22.6M 1.25%inc 3 candidates Capital project vote $22.9M – PASSED 1,119
Forestville   Yes $12.57M 1.42% inc  Bruce Ellis Purchase two buses and one van- PASSED 489
Fredonia   Yes $31.8M 1.35% inc Michael Bobseine, David Giambrone Capital reserve fund- PASSED 776
Frewsburg  Yes $18.2M 1.61% inc Thomas Fenton, Larry Lodestro, Jason Ruhlman Purchase two buses- PASSED 1,170
Gowanda   Yes $30M 1.39% inc Mark Nephew, Barbara Weston Modify vehicle purchase reserve- PASSED Buy one bus-PASSED 1,170
Jamestown    Yes $85M no change Paul Abbott, Rachelle Leathers, Christine Schnars
Panama   Yes $13.7 M .11% dec  Dawn Brink 478
Pine Valley   Yes $16.3M 1.4% inc Jeffrey Chase, Jacquelyn Smuda, Christie Lokietek, Sherry Gruszynski, Rex Butcher Student member of board- PASSED reduce board seats NO snow equip.PASSED 574
Randolph  Yes $20.29M no change Marshall Johnson, Louise Boutwell 876
Ripley  Yes $9M Robert Bentley Purchase new bus 139
Sherman   Yes $9.9M 1.26% inc  Colleen Meader  Purchase two buses- PASSED 377
Silver Creek   Yes $23M 1% inc 1 seat- unopposed Amen capital reserve- PASSED  $244,000 to repair or replace vehicles- PASSED 1,032
Southwestern   Yes $27.3M Kurt Gustafson, Cynthia McFadden, Richard Hartmann  Purchase two buses, one wheelchair bus- PASSED 1,369
Westfield  Yes $15.8M 1.53% inc 2 seats – unopposed 672
Genesee County
Alexander    Yes  Molly Grimes  Purchase 2 buses- PASSED. Use capital funds, PASSED.
Batavia City Schools  Yes $49.87M No change  Barbara Bowman, Tanni Bromley  Establish capital reserve fund- PASSED 2217
Byron Bergen   Yes $22.76M Replace 4 buses, equipment for music department- PASSED 936
Elba   Yes $9.3M 1.26% Travis Torrey, Michael Augello Establish capital reserve fund-PASSED Purchase one bus-PASS 671
Leroy   Yes  Jacalyn Whiting, Richard Lawrence  Library budget- PASSED 1204
Oakfield-Alabama     Yes $20M 1.26% inc Chris Haacke, Bonnie Woodward, Jennifer Kirkum Purchase 3 school buses-PASSED  Purchase athletic equipment-PASSED       Establish capital reserve fund- PASSED 787
Pavilion   Yes $18.5M 1.74% inc Marirose Ethington, Margaret Gaston 671
Pembroke  Yes $31.9M  Edward Levinstein  Purchase of buses-PASSED. Corfu library-PASSED 916
Wyoming County
Attica   Yes $27.1M no change Brian Fugle, Steven Witkkowski, Jonah Broughton Purchase  passenger van- PASSED 1291
Perry   Yes $18 M no change  Julius Westfall, Susan Beck  Use funds from equipment reserve- PASSED establish capital reserve fund-PASSED 783
Letchworth   Yes $19.2M 2.3% inc Robert Jines, Vanessa Karasiewicz, Claire Smith Capital project-PASSED  vehicle reserve fund-PASSED  bus purchase-PASSED Library funding-PASSED 903
Yorkshire-Pioneer     Yes $54.6M 1.17% inc 2333
Warsaw   Yes $20M 1.26% inc Dean Robb 786
Wyoming $5.3M 4.37% inc 114

Orleans County

  • Medina – Yes – Proposition to decrease board membership passed – William Keppler, Arlen Pawlaczyk, David Sevenski elected
  • Albion – Yes – Propositions for a bus purchase and the Hoag Library passed – Wayne Wadhams, Kathy Harling elected
  • Kendall – Yes – $17.4M – Proposition for transportation fund usage passed – Lisa Levett, Jason ReQua elected
  • Holley – Yes – Propositions for buses, equipment and a library passed – Silvis, Newman elected provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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