Thank you to all who voted today in HF-L! “I want to thank the community for the trust and support you continually give to the school district. We never take it for granted.” said Superintendent Gene Mancuso. For proposition one, for the 2024-25 school budget, the vote was 579 for, and 170 against. For proposition two, the purchase of school buses, the vote was 575 for, and 173 against.

Congratulations to the three community residents who were elected to the school board. The vote totals for school board elections were: Carol Bellavia with 598 votes, Christopher Neff with 624 votes, and Kelli Eberle with 576 votes.


Shall the proposed budget of $61,086,686 be approved for 2024-25, including funding to enter into multi-year installment purchase contracts in accordance with the General Municipal Law for the acquisition of office and grounds equipment and motor vehicles and all other necessary costs incidental thereto?

YES - 579

NO - 170


Shall the Board of Education be authorized to purchase up to seven (7) vehicles for student transportation including necessary furnishings, fixtures, equipment and all other necessary costs incidental thereto, and expend a sum not to exceed $1,045,359, which is the cost estimated to be the total maximum cost thereof, to be raised by tax on the taxable property of the District which shall be levied and collected in annual installments in such years and in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Education, and to finance all or part of the cost thereof by bonds or notes issued in accordance with the Education Law and the Local Finance Law or by installment purchase contracts in accordance with the General Municipal Law and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on said obligations when due?

YES - 575

NO - 173

Three Board Member Seats were filled

Carol Bellavia - 598

Christopher Neff - 624

Kelli Eberle - 576