Voters in Croton-on-Hudson collectively passed the proposed 2007-08 school district budget—pegged at $39.7 million—with 701 to 493 votes. The adopted budget now makes way for for a tax increase of 6.9 percent for residents of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson and the Town of Cortlandt while residents of Yorktown will see a 16.5 percent increase.
Additionally, voters passed the $709,945 budget for the Croton Free Library with 801 to 377 votes. And, a proposition for purchasing two new school buses for $171,200 also passed with 705 to 463 votes.
Among the four candidates in the school board race, Beth Roth was re-elected with newcomer Teri Lukin, who was one of three write-in candidates. Incumbent Marshall Goldberg and Linda Conte were the other candidates seeking a seat on the board.