Please join us February 6 to vote on one proposition related to the purchase of new school buses and a van, which will not increase the school tax levy. Bus purchases are aided by NYSED at a rate of 90%. The district anticipates purchasing one 66-passenger bus, one 35-passenger bus, and a van.
Voting will take place from noon-8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Central School District. Please note that residents must present identification to vote on the following proposition:
Proposition 1: Bus Purchase
Shall the Board of Education be authorized to purchase one (1) 20-48 passenger school bus, one (1) 48-70 passenger school bus, and one (1) van vehicle for the purpose of providing student transportation and ancillary educational purposes, including original equipment and incidental expenses for the foregoing purpose, at a total estimated cost after taking into account state aid not to exceed $367,096.26; and that such sum or so much thereof as the Board may deem appropriate, in its discretion, shall be paid from the Vehicle and Equipment Reserve Fund to the extent that it is funded?