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Voters Approve Budget Propositions

Voters in the Marion Central School District approved a $22,687,300 budget proposal for the 2023-24 school year on Tuesday, May 16. The spending plan passed by a 215-64 margin.

A $400,000 proposition to purchase two full-size passenger school buses and one small passenger bus also passed. The vote was 232 for and 48 against.

Incumbents Robert Marshall and Amber Taber were re-elected to three-year terms on the Board of Education. Marshall received 183 votes, Taber 163 and Christopher McKechney 146. The terms run from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2026.

Voters also approved a proposition authorizing a student representative to be appointed as an ex officio, non-voting member of the Board of Education. The measure was approved 231-45.