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North Fork school budgets sail through

School budgets won easy approval in voting yesterday across the the North Fork.

The New Suffolk Common School District — the only North Fork district to propose a budget that pierced the tax levy limit imposed by state law — passed its budget with nearly 79 percent of the vote. Greenport voters approved both the proposed budget and the establishment of a capital reserve fund.

Budgets in all 124 school districts on Long Island were approved by voters yesterday —a first, according to Newsday

District by district vote results

Greenport Union Free School District
Budget: Yes – 235; No – 55
Capital Reserve: Yes – 232; No – 55
Kirsten Droskoski, running unopposed, was elected to a three-year term with 237 votes.

New Suffolk Common School District
Budget: Yes – 52; No 14
Tony Dill, running unopposed, was elected to a three-year term with 59 votes.

Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District
Budget: Yes – 414; No – 147
Charles Anderson and Brian Mealy, running unopposed, were elected to three-year terms with 471 and 486 votes, respectively.

Oysterponds Union Free School District
Budget: Yes- 116; No: 25
Jeffrey Demarest and Janice Caufield, running unopposed, were elected to three-year terms with 121 and 120 votes, respectively.

Southold Union Free School District
Budget: Yes- 451; No- 108
Brian Tobin and Scott Latham, running unopposed, were elected to three-year terms with 480 and 491 votes, respectively.

Southold school district voters also approved the budget for Southold Free Library by a vote of 469 to 91.

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