Thank you to all who voted today in HF-L!  “I remain so grateful to the entire community for supporting every student, every day, ” said Superintendent Gene Mancuso.  For proposition one, for the 2022-23 school budget, the vote was 1102 for, and 396 against. For proposition two, the purchase of school buses, the vote was 1076 for, and 424 against. And, proposition three, for the establishment of a capital reserve fund, the vote was 1116 for, and 374 against.  

 Congratulations to the three community residents who were elected to the school board. The vote totals for school board elections were: Stephanie Templeton with 968 votes, Jessica Kelly with 572 votes, Mariann Hughes with 632 votes, Joel Robinson with 835 votes, and David Francis with 989 votes. Each newly elected school board member will be sworn into office at the school board re-organizational meeting.


Shall the proposed budget of $57,224,420 be approved, including funding to enter into multi-year installment purchase contracts in accordance with the General Municipal Law for the acquisition of office and grounds equipment and motor vehicles and all other necessary costs incidental thereto? 

YES - 1102

NO - 396


Shall the Board of Education be authorized to purchase up to six (6)-vehicles for student transportation including necessary furnishings, fixtures, equipment and all other necessary costs incidental thereto, and expend a sum not to exceed $730,000 which is the cost estimated to be the total maximum cost thereof, to be raised by tax on the taxable property of the District which shall be levied and collected in annual installments in such years and in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Education, and to finance all or part of the cost thereof by bonds or notes issued in accordance with the Education Law and the Local Finance Law or by installment purchase contracts in accordance with the General Municipal Law and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on said obligations when due?  

YES - 1076

NO - 424


Shall the Board of Education be authorized to establish a reserve fund to be known as the Building Capital Reserve Fund (2022) for the purpose of financing construction and reconstruction of the schools and other buildings of the District as approved by the voters of the District.  The ultimate amount of such fund shall be $9,900,000 The probable term of such fund shall be ten years. The source from which funds shall be obtained will be: State aid received on account of projects of the type that may be financed through the Fund; unencumbered fund balances in any fiscal year as designated by the Board of Education; budgetary appropriations as approved by the voters; any other source approved by the voters? 

YES - 1116

NO - 374

Three Board Member Seats were filled 

David Francis - 989
Stephanie Templeton - 968
Joel Robinson - 835
Mariann Hughes - 632
Jessica Kelly - 572