Today, voters will decide on their school district’s budget for the upcoming 2012-13 school year.
In the Lower Hudson Valley, all but one district will remain under the state-required propert tax cap, which is set at 2 percent. Only Pocantico Hills is hoping that voters will approve a budget that exceeds the cap.
However, because of exemptions allowed by the state, taxpayers in many districts could see their actual school tax levies rise by more than 2 percent. In fact, the maximum levy cap ranges from 0.4 percent in Mount Vernon to 4.4 percent in East Ramapo.
Tell us what you think about the 2 percent tax cap. Take our poll below: