EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Eastchester School Budget passed 928 votes to 392 on Tuesday.
"I wish to express my deep appreciation to the Eastchester community for the passage of the 2015-16 school budget, " said Dr. Walter R. Moran, III, superintendent of schools. "Our educational programs and initiatives will continue to flourish through this strong partnership."
Board of Education trustee nominee David Carforo earned the most votes with 969 people in favor, John Curcio landed 972 votes and Michelle Kissel earned 996 votes.
“Given the tax cap and cuts in state aid, each year we are challenged with balancing our budget and preserving the quality and educational integrity of our schools, while remaining sensitive to the needs of the taxpayer," said Willa Brody, president of the Eastchester Board of Education. "We therefore appreciate the community’s response and support of this year’s budget.”
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