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Residents Approve Budget & Elect Welcome, Nelson & Ouellette to the Board of Education


(May 17, 2016) Ichabod Central School District residents have approved a $38,133,987 budget for the 2016-17 school year by a vote of  836 (yes) to 355(no). This budget represents a 1.55 percent increase in spending, the lowest budget-to-budget increase since the 2012-13 budget. The estimated tax levy increase is 0.67 percent, which is at the district's allowable tax levy limit calculated under the state's tax cap guidelines and the lowest in four years.

Voters also approved a $394,297 bus proposition to purchase four new buses by a vote of 849 (yes) to 343 (no).

Residents also elected three members to the Board of Education:

Michael Stead - 711

Matthew Nelson – 839 - Elected to 3 year term ( May 17, 2016 through June 30, 2019)

Anthony Welcome  - 761 - Elected to 3 year term ( July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019)

Jeffrey Ouellette – 764 - Elected to 3 year term ( May 17, 2016 through June 30, 2019)

Thank you to all who came out to vote!