Mamaroneck School Budget Seeks to Override Tax Cap; Rye Neck Seeks Increase Too


Voters in the Mamaroneck and Rye Neck school districts will be deciding budgets for the 2018-19 school year Tuesday.

A tax levy increase of 3.97 percent, which exceeds the allowed tax cap, means the school budget vote Tuesday for the Mamaroneck School District will have to be approved by 60% of voters to pass

The Mamaroneck school district is seeking approval for a $138.9 million budget, which is up 2.84 percent over the current spending package.

Rye Neck, on the other hand, stays below the tax cap, and voters in the school district will have to decide whether or not to approve a $41.4 million budget, which is 3.13 percent more than the 2017-18 budget.

The tax levy increase is 3.11 percent, which is below the mandated tax cap.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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