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True North schools to hold budget hearings

The Minerva Central School is hoping to build international attendance.

The Minerva Central School is hoping to build international attendance.

— Propositions: None

Johnsburg Central School: There will be a public hearing on the 2013-14 budget with the School Board at 6 p.m. Monday, May 13 in Room 126. The regular School Board meeting starts at 7 p.m.

The following information was provided by School Superintendent Mike Markwica.

The School Board will be asking residents to approve a budget that falls below the state-approved tax levy cap. That means a simple majority of 50 percent of the votes is required for approval.

Proposed budget: $9,953,800

Current budget: $9,697,932

Budget increase: $255,868, or 2.6 percent

Proposed tax levy: $5,381,485

Current tax levy: $5,281,143

Tax levy increase: $100,342 or 1.9 percent

State tax levy cap: 4.26 percent increase

Estimated tax rate: $10.53 per $1,000 assessed

Current tax rate: $10.33 per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: None

Indian Lake Central School: There will be a public hearing on the 2013-14 budget with the School Board at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 in the gymnasium.

The following information was provided by School Superintendent Mark Brand.

The School Board will be asking residents to approve a budget that falls below the state-approved tax levy cap. That means a simple majority of 50 percent of the votes is required for approval.

Proposed budget: $5,983,341

Current budget: $5,822,831

Budget increase: $160,510, or 2.75 percent

Proposed tax levy: $4,478,441

Current tax levy: $4,339,919

Tax levy increase: $138,522 or 3.19 percent

State tax levy cap: 3.26 percent increase

Estimated tax rate: $6.66 per $1,000 assessed

Current tax rate: $6.87 per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: None

Long Lake Central School: There will be a public hearing on the 2013-14 budget at 7 p.m. May 14. The School Board meeting starts at 6 p.m.

The following information was provided by the School Superintendent Mary Dickerson.

The School Board will be asking residents to approve a budget that falls below the state-approved tax levy cap. That means a simple majority of 50 percent of the votes is required for approval.

Proposed budget: $3,684,259

Current budget: $3,615,151

Budget increase: $69,108, or 1.9 percent

Proposed tax levy: $2,601,546

Current tax levy: $2,518,214

Tax levy increase: $83,332 or 3.31 percent

State tax levy cap: 3.3114 percent

Estimated tax rate: $3.88 per $1,000 assessed

Current tax rate: $3.75 per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: Purchase of a new 35-passenger school bus

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