Journal News 6/14/17: ER School Budget Concerns Leading into New Vote

East Ramapo: Budget concerns raised ahead of new vote

A re-vote is scheduled for June 20.

Concerns are being raised that voters will reject East Ramapo’s revised budget during a special election next week, a defeat that would force $2 million worth of cuts to a public school district trying to mend itself.

During a public hearing on Tuesday, residents weighed in on the $231.6 million proposal, with a few saying they’re doubtful it’ll pass.

The proposed budget carries a 1.48 percent tax increase, which, officials said, translates into $120 annually for the average household.

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