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David W. Ziskin

Superintendent of Schools

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Fort Plain, NY 13339

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Fort Plain Central School District News

Voters approve 2016-17 Fort Plain budget

Fort Plain Central School District residents voted in support of the district’s 2016-17 school budget Tuesday by a vote of 173 to 31. The approved $19.5 million plan calls for a 2.68 percent increase over the 2015-16 spending plan, but carries no increase in the tax levy.

“I’d like to thank all of our residents who participated in this year's vote,” said Superintendent David Ziskin.

Also on the ballot:
• Board of Education: Voters re-elected two board members. Ronald F. Kardash received 176 votes and L. Joseph Bartholomew received 170.

• School vehicle proposition: Residents approved a school vehicle proposition by a vote of to 158 to 45. The proposition allows the district to purchase school vehicles at a total cost not to exceed $250,000. The money comes from Fort Plain's bus/transportation reserve fund approved by voters in 2013 and there is no impact on local taxes.