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FREDONIA VOTERS REJECT PROPOSED SCHOOL BUDGET

In a heavy turnout for a second election Wednesday, school district voters defeated the budget and propositions to purchase computers and fund the sports program.

The $13,295,654 budget lost by a margin of 1,073-747. A proposition to spend $30,000 on computers lost 1,051-825. A proposition to spend $92,398 on sports, extracurricular activities and field trips lost 1,039-851.

On May 15, the voters approved spending $42,500 on capital improvements. The budget, computers and sports were defeated.

The Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and will decide what to do, President Cutler Silliman said.

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