Thursday, 23 May 2024 12:48

School Board and Budget Election Results

Residents of the Saratoga Springs, Ballston Spa, and Schuylerville school districts voted on school budgets and board members on Tuesday, May 21. Unofficial results were reported by the districts the following morning. All three districts had their proposed 2024-2025 budgets approved by voters. 

Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs City School District residents approved the proposed $148,709,136 school budget for 2024-2025 by a vote of 3,150 to 781. The bus bond proposition was also approved, by a vote of 3,102 to 823. 

Three candidates were elected to the Board of Education: Deb Amory, Matt Kopans, and Connie Woytowich. Vote totals are listed below.

• Deb Amory – 2,503 

• Matt Kopans – 2,201 

• Connie Woytowich – 1,923 

• Amanda Ellithorpe – 1,794 

• Joe Sabanos – 1,425

Ballston Spa

Ballston Spa Central School District residents approved the district’s 2024-2025 budget proposal of $107,179,996 by a vote of 946 to 366. Voters also approved three other propositions on the ballot concerning school vehicle replacements, bus lift replacements, and the collection and contribution of $63,344 towards the operation of the public library. 

Two candidates were elected to the Board of Education: Jason Fernau and Fabrizia Rodriguez. Vote totals are listed below.

• Jason Fernau – 849

• Fabrizia Rodriguez – 655

• Tim Turbiak – 621 

Schuylerville

Schuylerville Central School District residents approved a $39.4 million budget for the 2024-25 school year by a vote of 671 to 295.

Voters also elected two members to the Board of Education: Jennifer Moreau (733 votes) and Robert Thivierge (649 votes).

Read 461 times

Blotter

  • Saratoga County Court Matthew J. Gifford, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced to 5 days incarceration and 5 years probation, after pleading to felony DWI, charged February 2024 in Saratoga Springs.  Kevin P. Masterson, 52, of Mechanicville, was sentenced to 6-1/2 years incarceration / 5 years post-release supervision, after pleading to criminal possession of a weapon in the second-degree, charged May 2023.  Shawn Flores, 45, of Milton, pleaded to criminal contempt in the first-degree, charged February 2024. Sentencing July 30.  Nicholas F. Bonfante, 44, of Halfmoon, pleaded to criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second-degree, a felony, charged…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON  Eastline Holdings LLC sold property at 1 Aspen Drive to Sateeshnvss and Srividya Gudipaty for $549,980 Adesh Budhraj sold property at 1 Larkin Road to Katz Excavating and Construction LLC for $65,000 CORINTH William and Robert Morgan sold property at 677 County Route 25 to Christin Guilder for $285,000 GALWAY Rita Werner and Erin Forlenza sold property at 1064 West Galway Road to Karen Crandall for $145,000 GREENFIELD Desolation Ventures Inc. sold property at 498 Lake Desolation Road to MW Real Estate Enterprises, LLC for $680,000 Justin Kelsey sold property at 519 North Creek Road to Scott and David…
  • NYPA
  • Saratoga County Chamber
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Discover Saratoga
  • Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association