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Wondering about the Property Tax Freeze Credit?

We've taken the time to help simplify the new Property Tax Free Credit legislation and answer some of the frequenty asked questions. Learn more [PDF]

District sets final 2014-15 tax rates

At its meeting on August 18, the Mohonasen Board of Education adopted 2014-15 tax rates for Rotterdam, Guilderland and Colonie, the three towns in the district. Learn more

Mohonasen budget, buses approved by voters

On Tuesday, May 20, Mohonasen residents voted to approve the district's 2014-2015 proposed budget with 859 voting in favor and 503 voting against it. The $46.4 million budget carries a 2.27 percent spending increase over the current year and a 3.43 percent increase in the tax levy.

The tax levy increase is at the state’s tax levy limit or “cap.” The limit is determined by a state formula and varies by district.

“I want to thank everyone who came out and voted today. Once again, our community has shown how much it values education and its local schools,” said Superintendent Dr. Kathleen Spring.

Voters also approved a $336,000 proposition to purchase three full size, 66-passenger school buses, with 903 voting in favor and 456 voting against it.

Nancy del Prado (818 votes) and Lisa Gaglioti (720 votes) were also elected to the Board of Education. Candidate Simon Lange received 643 votes.

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