The capital project calls for several energy-efficiency improvements in all buildings; safety and security upgrades; mechanical upgrades in all buildings; a new multi-purpose turf athletic field and a pool renovation at the high school/middle school complex; and technology-related upgrades for educational facilities.
Spending plans for 669 districts across the state are up to vote and have to comply with the rules for the state's cap on property taxes for the eighth consecutive year.
The three closures are expected to save between $2.5 to $3 million total in the overall budget, according to Clark.
More than half of homeowners in Nassau County and almost one-third in Suffolk pay $10,000 or more in property taxes, compared with a national rate of 4.4 percent, according to Attom Data Solutions, a California-based real-estate information company. School tax rates are set after the district receives the final tax assessment roll in August.
School board members will meet Tuesday, May 15, when they're expected to vote on proposed cuts.
Voters will choose four candidates to serve on the Board of Education.
The East Quogue School District will be asking taxpayers to vote on a proposed $25.1 million operating budget for the 2018-19 school year, which will increase the tax levy by roughly 2.7 percent.
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The financial and enrollment information is compiled from data reported by each district to the state Education Department for the annual New York State Property Tax Report Card.
Meanwhile, in NY, school districts will be holding their annual budget votes and school board elections on the same day.
There are three candidates on the ballot: newcomer Brianne Fadale along with incumbent board members Daniel Johnson and Nina Karbacka. Three of the seats are for three-year terms.
The meeting will be held at 5 p.m.in room 103 of the Doyle Administration Building, 545 W. Dayton St.
In Eastport South Manor six candidates-five of whom are newcomers-are running for two open seats on the School Board.
Polls are open until 9 p.m.in most school districts.
"We try to work together but we have disagreements, too, and this clearly could be used as a political tool to block the efforts of one board member, or two board members, or three board members", Mertz said.