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New Rochelle Voters Approve Public Library Budget

The New Rochelle Public Library had its budget easily passed.
The New Rochelle Public Library had its budget easily passed. Photo Credit: File

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – The New Rochelle Public Library easily saw its budget passed on Tuesday, with more than 1,500 voters approving the proposed $4.6 million budget.

The “yes” votes easily outpaced the “no votes,” 1,665-615, as the budget overwhelmingly passed. Haina Just-Michael and Emery McClennen Schweig, running unopposed, were unofficially named as new library trustees.

The $4,503,500 budget represents a budget-to-budget increase of 2.3 percent, which translates to a $6.08 uptick per household for the “average” taxpayer. The increase is below the state property tax cap.

The complete budget can be found here . Follow Daily Voice for comment from library officials.