Marcellus voters pass budget, library proposition; three incumbents win BOE spots

— The Marcellus School District's budget of $30,222,222 passed with relative ease on Tuesday night, with 874 in favor and 424 against.

The budget calls for a 2.17 percent tax levy increase, while the budget itself is 0.76 percent higher than last year's.

Proposition 1 focused on the increasing the Marcellus Free Library's funding by $483,542. Voters were in favor by a 715-561 margin.

In the race for Board of Education, David Kelly will remain president, as he received 1,000 votes. Jeff Crysler got 924 votes, and will remain. Both won three-year terms.

Ryan Riefler, with 922 votes, will serve a one-year term. He is finishing out the remainder of Donald F.X. Keegan's term. Keegan resigned.

Please see our website later in the week for an updated story.

Neil Benjamin Jr. can be reached at nbenjamin@eaglenewsonline.com

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