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Peekskill Voters Approve School Budget, Elect Two Board Members

Douglas Glickert and Richard Sullivan were elected to the Peekskill Board of Education.
Douglas Glickert and Richard Sullivan were elected to the Peekskill Board of Education. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Laura Belfore

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Voters in Peekskill approved the 2014-15 school budget, 409 votes to 220 votes.

The $79.8 million budget increases spending 1.86 percent, with a 1.57 percent tax levy increase and 1.58 percent tax increase. The budget is within the state mandated cap on the tax levy.

Richard Sullivan and Douglas Glickert were elected to the school board with 386 votes and 339 votes, respectively. Joe Urbanowicz had 302 votes and George Ondek had 188 votes.

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