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Saugerties school budget comes in at $66.5 million

Saugerties school budget comes in at $66.5 million

School officials in the Saugerties Central School District last week detailed a $66,536,965 proposed budget for the 2021-22 school year, an increase of 0.098 percent over the 2020-21 plan. The proposal includes a property tax levy of $41,522,330, an increase of 2.19 percent, the maximum allowed under the state cap for the district. 

Kingston school board approves last phase of renovation project

Kingston school board approves last phase of renovation project

Dubbed “button up packages” by an architect involved in the project since the beginning, the Kingston school board earlier this month approved spending $840,925 to put the finishing touches on the Kingston High School Second Century Project. Even with the additional work, the expansion and renovation project at the high school’s Broadway campus is still expected to come in at roughly $16.5 million under the $137.5 million budget.