What you need to know: The school district has five propositions on the ballot, which, if approved, will allow the district to sell three school buildings and two vacant properties, valued at more than $2 million. The Administration Building on Humphrey Street already has an offer, and if the proposition is approved, it will be sold to the nonprofit Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled in August.

Candidates (Elect 2):

• Barbara McCarthy, 62, a mother of a child in the district who has previously run for a seat.

• John Zloty, 67, a retired teacher and administrator in the Maryvale and Cheektowaga school districts for 39 years.

• Ann Finkle, 72, a retired North Tonawanda kindergarten and elementary school teacher who taught for 25 years.

• Cheryl McMahon, 53, a mother of six children and a longtime community and school advocate in the district.

Click here for more on the candidates, including their positions on key issues.

Total budget: $68,423,968, up 4.08 percent.

Percent of budget from property taxes: 39.95 percent.

Percent of budget from state aid: 49.79 percent.

Tax levy (total amount to be raised through property taxes): $27.34 million, up 1.865 percent.

Tax levy increase allowed under tax cap: 1.87 percent.

Property tax rate per $1,000 of assessed value: $21.46, up 2.43 percent.


• Approval to sell the district Administration Building at a minimum price of $412,000.

• Approval to sell Gilmore Elementary School at a minimum price of $525,000.

• Approval to sell Grant Elementary School as a minimum price of $675,000.

• Approval to sell 1000 Wright Ave. (a 36-acre vacant lot) at a minimum price of $310,000.

• Approval to sell 339 Zimmerman Street (a 9-acre vacant lot) at a minimum price of $79,900.

Polls open: Noon to 9 p.m. in the Alumni Student Activity Center, 405 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda.

For complete coverage and results of the election, come to on Tuesday night.