71
      Tuesday
      86 / 66
      Wednesday
      89 / 68
      Thursday
      85 / 64

      Revised school budget passes in Rome

      A revised school budget was put up for a vote in Rome and t his time it passed , by 54-percent.

      N eighbors voted down the initial budget last month.

      T he original $107,473,835 plan included dozens of cuts , a 2.5-percent tax levy increase and the closure of John Joy Elementary School .

      This revised budget restored 40 teaching positions.

      There were 999 Yes votes and 860 No votes.