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New Hyde Park-Garden City Park, Herricks School Budgets Pass

New Hyde Park-Garden City Park

New Hyde Park-Garden City Park voters approved a $36 million budget on Tuesday for the 2014-15 school year.

With a final tally of 1,180 to 776 in favor, residents within the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District can expect to see a 1.64 percent increase in their collective tax levy in the following year, according to Newsday. The budget falls within the tax levy capital limit.  

School board candidates Tara Notine received 1,067 votes and Patricia Rudd received 1,176 votes, Newsday reported. Both ran unopposed.

Herricks

Herricks voters approved a $108 million budget on Tuesday for the 2014-15 school year.

With a final tally of 1,378 to 696 in favor, residents within the Herricks School District can expect to see a 1.73 percent increase in their collective tax levy in the following year. The budget falls within the tax levy capital limit.  

Voters approved by 1,105 to 557 a bond that authorizes $3.5 million in funds for roofs, heating, ventilation and windows.

Two incumbents, Jim Gounaris and Christine Turner, were re-elected to the school board. Gounaris received 1,249 votes. Turner received 1,345 votes.

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