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Voter's Guide: Hauppauge School Budget, Board Election

What you need to know for Tuesday's vote.

Hauppauge residents will vote on the school district’s $104.44 million proposed budget for the 2014-15 school year on Tuesday.

The proposal calls for a 2.56 percent increase in spending over the current year and carries a 2.14 percent tax levy increase, which is within the state's tax cap. If approved, school taxes for the average homeowner would rise by about $125. 

Four candidates–incumbents Susan B. Hodosky and Geri Richter and challengers Lawrence Crafa and James Kiley–are running for two seats on the Hauppauge Board of Education. 

Polls are open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.  at Whiporwil School. Find more information on the proposed budget on the district's website here

How do you plan to vote on the proposed school budget and school board election? Let us know in the comments section below. 
Lee May 20, 2014 at 08:33 AM
People should no the pathch is wrong in the amount of increase to residences it's a 6 1/2 increase to the smithtow side. In the cap amount it does not include teachers salarys. Health pension. Etc. 4 1/2 Islip side. Taxed to death here On Long Island

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