2022-23 Budget/Trustee Vote

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Grand Island High School gymnasium

    **NOTE: For your convenience, reserved parking during the vote will be available in two different places: the Grand Island High School back parking lot
    closest to door No. 21 (right across from the main gym entrance) and in the front lot of the high school.
    Absentee ballots are available upon request. Please call Jude Kuehne, District Clerk, at 773-8801.

    Budget Presentations:

    First Draft Budget Presentation- February 7, 2022

    Second Draft Budget Presentation- March 7, 2022

    Third Draft Budget Presentation- April 4, 2022

    Final Draft Budget Presentation- April 19, 2022

    Community Perception Survey:

    The results of this annual community-based survey will be used to develop and improve the way the district communicates with its various audiences. The Community Perception Survey opens as the date of the budget vote and election gets closer. The survey will close May 31, 2021.

    Board of Education Trustee Election - Candidate Petitions Available

    Voters will elect TWO members to the GICSD Board of Education for three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2022, and concluding June 30, 2025. Candidates wanting to run for the Board of Education may pick up a petition packet from the District Office located at 1100 Ransom Road between the high school and middle school, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Candidate bios will be posted below as the date of the election gets closer. If you have any questions, feel free to call or email District Clerk Jude Kuehne at 773-8801 or judekuehne@gicsd.org.


    Meet the Candidates Night

    6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, in the Professional Development Room of Grand Island High School, 1100 Ransom Road.

    Budget Development Calendar:

    7:30 p.m. in the High School Professional Development Room 
    March 21, 2022: Regular Board Meeting
    April 4, 2022: Special Budget Study Workshop and Budget Adoption
    May 9, 2022: Budget Public Hearing at 7 p.m. Watch a live here.
    May 17, 2022: Community Public Vote and Board Trustee Election

    Voter Information and Qualifications:

    Voters must be:
    1.  A citizen of the United States
    2.  At least 18 years of age
    3.  A resident of the district for at least 30 days prior to vote

    Contact Information:

    If you require more information, call 716-773-8801 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m or email judekuehne@gicsd.org.

    Budget Documents:

    • 2022-23 Budget Book

    • The Bridge - Budget Issue 2022

    • Budget Public Hearing Presentation

    • Budget Presentation

    • Budget Presentation

    • Budget Presentation

  • Results of the Grand Island CSD Budget Vote and Trustee Election:

    Total Voters: 1,745

    Affidavit Ballots             3
    Absentee Ballots         86

    Proposition No. 1 ( $70,206,668 budget)
    YES: 943
    NO: 777

    54% approval.

    Proposition No. 2 (vehicle purchase)
    YES: 986
    NO: 718

    57% approval.

    Trustee Election (2 seats)
    Jay Grover               842
    Sherry Steffans        831
    Nicole Novak            818
    James Mulcahy       807

    Write-In's                   11

    Jay Grover and Sherry Steffans are elected to three-year terms on the Board of Education. 

2021-22 Vote Results

  • The 2021-22 proposed budget has been APPROVED by voters. Thank you to all who participated in this year's vote. We appreciate your support!

    Total voters: 1,848

    Proposition 1: Budget ($67,118,207)
    1,011 -- Yes (PASS)
    811 -- No

    Proposition 2: Vehicle Purchase
    1,057 -- Yes (APPROVED)
    754 -- No

    BOARD OF EDUCATION (3 seats available; 3-year term beginning July 1, 2021)
    Glenn Bobeck: 1,082 (re-elected)
    Joy LaMarca: 1,038 (re-elected)
    Danielle Bruno: 1,012 (elected)
    Leslie Madigan: 840
    James Mulcahy: 823
    Write-Ins: 25