Voters pass school budget, elect Board members

Schuylerville Central School District residents passed a $35.5 million budget for the 2018-19 school year by a vote of 469 to 166 on Tuesday, May 15. Voters also elected two candidates to the Schuylerville Board of Education and elected three candidates to the Schuylerville Public Library Board of Trustees.

“We are grateful to the hundreds of community members who took time to vote today,” said Superintendent Dr. Ryan Sherman. “Their support will help us continue to provide quality opportunities, while prioritizing the safety and security of our students.”

The 2018-19 budget is 1.98 percent more than the budget for the current school year. It maintains current programs and services and includes funding to create a School Resource Officer (SRO) position.


Voters elected Robert Thivierge and Matthias Donnelly to the Board of Education. Thivierge had 423 votes and Donnelly had 344 votes. Both will fulfill a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2018. Louis Maggiore had 333 votes.

In the Schuylerville Public Library Board of Trustees election, voters elected Katie Brunson, Courtney Sayward and Dennis Kagel with 466, 364, and 354 votes respectively. They will each fulfill a three-year term ending in 2021.