Voters to select three board members on May 16 ballot

PTA to host Meet the Candidates forum on May 3 On Tuesday, May 16, in addition to the proposed 2017-18 school budget, residents will consider five candidates for three seats on the BKW Board of Education. The candidates with the greatest number of votes will fulfill three-year terms. The statements below were submitted by the …

Proposed budget includes reduction in tax levy, adds academic program

On Tuesday, May 16, Berne-Knox-Westerlo residents will vote on a $22,657,493 budget for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed budget includes a spending increase of $65,253 from the 2016-17 budget and carries a projected reduction in the tax levy of 0.5 percent. “Over the past few months, with the help of the Citizens Budget Advisory …