We will use this space to provide information about the 2022-23 school budget vote and the Board of Education election, which will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
Middletown 2022-23 budget results
Board of Education election
(three seats, each carrying a three-year term)
Unofficial results, pending BOE approval on May 18
*John Williams 383
*Vince Crescenzo 359
*Rose Tobiassen 359
Andrew Moore 343
Denise Romero 289
Daisha Henriquez 285
Russell Hammond 267
Amanda Barone 256
Juan Ayala 146
***UPDATE*** The Tuesday "Meet the Candidates" event has been canceled. A consensus of the candidates on hand and the moderator agreed a second night was not necessary due to the extra time allotted at last night's forum.
Tuesday, May 17: Budget vote/Board of Education election. See the 2022-23 budget book, which is mailed home to district residents.
When/where: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Voting sites include Middletown High School, Presidential Park Elementary School and Maple Hill Annex at Truman Moon. If you are unsure where you vote, or need an absentee ballot application, please contact District Clerk Taryn Clark at (845) 326-1196.
Eligibility: You must be a registered voter.
Proposed budget: $228,641,730
Tax levy decrease: $5 million
In addition to the 2022-23 budget, voters will elect three members to the Board of Education. Each new position carries a three-year, unpaid term and begins July 1. You may vote for up to three candidates on the ballot. These candidates are listed alphabetically:
Questions? For budget-related questions, please call the business office at (845) 326-1195, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Direct voting questions to (845) 326-1196.
Running for the School Board: What All Prospective School Board Members Should Know: https://www.nyssba.org/
How do I register to vote? If you are registered to vote in the general elections, you are automatically registered to vote on Tuesday, May 17. If not, you must register through the Orange County Board of Elections, which can be reached at (845) 360-6500.
Where do I vote? Here is a link to access that information. You also can call the District Clerk at (845) 326-1196.
Board of Education meeting presentations about the 2022-23 budget
(Questions should be directed to the business office at (845) 326-1195, or you can email: email@example.com)
Thursday, February 3: Assistant Superintendent for Administration Michael Tuttle will share the proposed Administrative component of the budget.
Thursday, February 17: Assistant Superintendent for Administration Michael Tuttle will share the proposed Capital & Benefits component of the budget.
Thursday, March 3: Assistant Superintendent for Administration Michael Tuttle will share the proposed Program component of the budget.
See Mr. Tuttle's presentation. Watch Mr. Tuttle's report to the Board of Education. His piece begins at the 1:22.22 mark, and runs through 1:39.44
Thursday, March 17: Assistant Superintendent for Administration Michael Tuttle will have the Revenue discussion regarding the budget.
Thursday, April 21: Budget adoption (pending Board of Education vote)
See Mr. Tuttle's presentation. Watch Mr. Tuttle's report to the Board of Education. His piece begins at the 42:59 mark and runs through 1:04:45
Thursday, May 7: Budget hearing
Watch Mr. Tuttle's report to the Board of Education. His piece begins at the 1:10 mark and runs through 12:21.
Tuesday, May 17: Budget/Board of Election vote