The North Colonie Board of Education has voted yes to a $105.3 million budget, with a proposed tax levy increase of 2.41 percent, which is within the district’s tax levy cap limit. With a growth in taxable value, it is expected tax rates will increase by less than 0.25 percent. The proposed 2016-17 budget includes no loss of programming, additional staffing to enhance services for the district’s special needs and English as a New Language learners, and a greater infusion of technology for students grades K-12. This proposed budget will be officially adopted by the board on April 19 and go before the public for a vote on May 17.
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