Schenevus Debt Relief Proposal


Eyewitness News has continued to follow the $700,000 deficit facing the Schenevus Central School District. A new proposal includes a tax spike for homeowners in the area to see a tax increase to 4.87% for next school year. Schenevus will also have to cut 6.5 positions which equates to $150,000 in order to sustain the budget. One of the options ahead of Schenevus is to merge with one of four schools, Cherry Valley, Worcester, Milford or Charlotte Valley. Worcester and Schenevus have talked about the merger, talks with the other schools has yet to begin. A vote on the proposal is set for May 21st.

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