Farmingdale residents have voted to approve the Farmingdale School District’s 2023-2024 budget. The budget includes a 6.24% spending increase over the current year and a 2.30% tax levy increase.
The $194,297,069 budget passed with a vote of 2296-1146
“Farmingdale is a terrific community, and we are so grateful that residents voted in favor of this budget,” said Assistant to the Superintendent for Business Michael Motisi. “This budget maintains and expands upon the high-quality curriculum offered to our students while being mindful of the impact on taxpayers.”
In addition, residents elected three members to the Farmingdale Board of Education. Congratulations, Dawn Luisi, Ralph Morales, and Sheree Jones.
“I want to thank the community for participating in this year’s budget vote and election,” said Superintendent Paul Defendini. “We are so thankful that year after year, the residents of our town continue to show their support for our District. Congratulations to Dawn, Ralph, and Sheree on their election to the Farmingdale Board of Education. I look forward to working with them and moving our district forward.”
The voters approved the Farmingdale School Budget. The results are as follows:
Proposition I—School Budget Yes 2296 No 1146
Proposition II— Farmingdale Youth Council Yes 2518 No 855
Election of three (3) members of the Board of Education. The results are as follows:
3-Year Term: Dawn Luisi—2132 Ralph Morales—1996
1-Year Term: Sheree Jones—1839
Matt Wilson—1420 Parsa Karimi—1257 Barbara Abboud—1161