The Ithaca City School District Board of Education will have one new member going forward, as Erin Croyle will join the board after placing third out of four candidates in Tuesday's elections.
Croyle beat out Bradley Grainger, a 12 year member of the board, and came just 15 votes short of beating out Rob Ainslie, the board of education's president. The leading overall vote-getter was Eldred Harris, another incumbent candidate. Croyle had received the endorsement of the Ithaca Teachers Association.
- Eldred Harris........1,897 votes received
- Rob Ainslie..........1,581 votes received
- Erin Croyle..........1,566 votes received
- Bradley Grainger..........1,503 votes received
The district's spending requests were all easily approved as well.
Proposed 2019-2020 Annual District Budget
Yes: 2,383 No: 584
Appropriation and Expenditure of Capital Reserve Funds
Yes: 2,530 No: 447
Capital Improvement Bond Resolution
Yes: 2,393 No:554