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WVCS, S-GI votes May 15

SPRINGVILLE—Residents of Springville-Griffith Institute and West Valley central school districts will head to the polls Tuesday, May 15. District budgets, the purchase of buses and Board of Education seats are on the ballot. S-GI will also present its P-TECH program on the ballot.

WVCS proposed a $9,184,125 budget, the purchase of one 22-passenger school bus and two board seats. Teaseleman Jackson-McCarty, Gary Niesyty and Mike Harmony are running.

A $38,823,185 budget is proposed at S-GI, along with the purchase of 10 buses and two board seats. Current board members Tyler Sullivan and Dan Miess are re-running. The district is also proposing a P-TECH program in partnership with Erie 2 BOCES and Alfred State SUNY College of Technology.

The program will allow ninth grade students to work toward an associates degree, and be open to surrounding districts. The total cost of the project is estimated at $14,729,621, with the local share covered by a lease agreement with Erie 2 BOCES.

Springville-Griffith Institute’s budget vote and election will be at S-GI high school, Colden Elementary School and the Collins Center Fire Hall from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. West Valley Central School budget vote and election will be from 12-9 p.m. in the WVCS gymnasium.

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