Fayetteville-Manlius school budget to raise property tax levy by 2.51%

Taxpayers in the F-M school district will get a chance to speak out on the proposed spending plan on May 13, and they will vote on the budget May 21. On Monday, The Board of Education adopted the budget totaling $76,410,610. The spending plan calls for a property tax levy increase of 2.51%

"We have continued our practice of looking for ways to be more efficient and tighten our belt where possible without having a significant impact on our educational programs," Superintendent Corliss Kaiser said
in a prepared news release

"We have heard clearly from our residents that they want our programs and services maintained, and so we have looked for ways to reduce our expenses while still providing the depth and breadth of educational programs and services our community expects
Kaiser noted.