School Budget and Second Question Are Passed By Voters
Results from this year's school elections came in at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19. The $67 million budget for the 2005-2006 school year in the Princeton Regional Schools passed, with 1,253 Princeton residents voting in favor of the budget, and 699 residents voting against it.
The $1.9 million second ballot question, which will fund additional programming in the district beyond the state's spending cap, passed narrowly by 1,085 votes in favor, and 868 against it.
All three incumbent candidates for School Board - Micheal Mostoller, Walter Bliss, and Jeffrey Spear - were re-elected to another three-year term.
More detailed information on
the results of the election can be found in next week's issue
of Town Topics.
Municipal planning officials outlined a process last week aimed toward accommodating future development on the 12-acre site currently occupied by the University Medical Center at Princeton.
The results of Tuesday's school election will be posted on Town Topics' Web site later tonight. A full report on the election results will run next week.
With Tuesday's election looming, the three candidates for the Princeton Regional Board of Education gathered at the Suzanne Patterson Center Sunday night to speak to residents about the $67 million budget for the 2005-2006 school year, as well as the $1.9 million supplemental budget.
Residents gathered outside Borough Hall on Monday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity and the World Year of Physics, as well as the 50th anniversary of Einstein's death.