Rome City School District’s budget passes with 74 percent of the vote

The budget passed with 74 percent of the vote.

Posted: May 21, 2019 10:14 PM

ROME, N.Y -- Rome City School District’s budget – a proposal of more than $114 million – has passed.

The budget passed with 74 percent of the vote.

In that about 115 staff positions were on the chopping block, along with about 70 layoffs, 50 of those being teachers.

Three open seats on the school board have been elected – narrowed down from five candidates. Tanya Davis, incumbent Paul Hagerty and Lisa Herbowy secured the most votes.

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