By Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Union Free School District (UFSD) opened the polls to voters on Tuesday, May 19 to determine the fate of the district’s proposed $8,783,340 budget for the 2015–16 school year.
Voters approved the budget with 178 voting in favor, while 37 voted in opposition.
The approval of the budget authorizes district officials to levy taxes on properties within the Town of Webb UFSD to offset the budget’s expenditures.
Also on the ballot was incumbent Board of Education member George Hiltebrant, who was running for a new five-year term.
Hiltebrant was unopposed for the term that is to start on July 1, 2015 and expire on June 30, 2020.
Hiltebrant received 172 votes of support in being elected to the new term.
A total of 215 registered voters took part in the Election, according to an announcement made by Superintendent’s Secretary Diane Kull.