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Norwood-Norfolk budget approved by 2:1 margin

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NORFOLK - The Norwood-Norfolk Central School Budget passed with 225 yes votes and 115 no votes. The $19.5 million budget increases spending by 1.58 percent and includes a tax levy increase of only .26 percent.

And while there were three spots up for election on the school board, there were only two candidates listed on the ballot. Thomas W. Scott earned 279 votes and George D. Fulk garnered 249 votes. The leading write-in candidate with incumbent Lisa Levision, 22 votes, who opted not to seek re-election.

She led a field of 13 write in candidates. Other district residents receiving multiple votes were Pam Levendusky, 6, and Kate Mikel, 2.

Marty Manley, Frank Hess, Helen B., Jason Esner, David Wells, William Jackson, Jane Mott, Joe Liotta, Nickles Lamanouha and David Flint each received one vote.

District voters also approved a proposition to purchase one 66-passenger bus and two 60-passenger buses at a cost not to exceed $330,000. That measure was approved by a 218-127 vote.

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