While most schools are passing budgets, Owego did not.

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While most school districts got their budgets passed by local taxpayers, Owego Apalachin’s was not. 

The school districts’ proposed 2019-2020 budget of a little over 47 point 9 million dollars was voted down.

The budget had an increase of 2.63 percent and a tax levy increase of 3.83 percent.

While the budget was voted down, the purchase of 5 new school buses and funding for 2 public libraries was approved by Owego taxpayers. 

The school district released a statement saying it is considering all options which are a re-vote on the current budget, a re-vote on a revised budget, or going directly to a contingency budget.


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