Queensbury voters pass 2021-22 school budget (updated with official results)

Updated 5/19 with official results

On Tuesday, May 18, voters in Queensbury Union Free School District passed a $69,855,050 budget proposal for the 2021-22 school year by a vote of 835 to 288. Under the approved budget, a 2.01% tax increase will maintain the K-12 education program for Queensbury students next year.

“We truly appreciate the school community’s support over the last year, and once again, with their turnout this evening, said Superintendent of Schools Kyle Gannon. “The budget that the Board of Education developed and now voters have approved represents a bright future for Queensbury schools.” 

By a vote of 856 to 269, voters passed a $525,000 proposition to purchase four 72-passenger buses, which will replace four older buses and maintain a replacement cycle. 

Voters also elected the following candidates to fill two open seats on the Queensbury Board of Education:

  • Dawn Bleyenburg – 616 votes
    • Term through June 30, 2026
  • Jamey Hardesty – 476 votes
    • Term through June 30, 2025.
  • James Ward – 302 votes
  • Brady Stark – 251 votes
  • Benjamin Dickerson – 237 votes 
  • Tafhaim Quick – 100 votes

Thank you for your support, QUFSD!