Seymour Public Library District is holding a referendum on its proposed operating budget for 2015 today - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voting is at the library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.
Voters will be asked to vote yes or no on the following question: Do you approve of the 2015 budget of the Seymour Public Library District in the amount of $896,311 of which $754,000 will be raised by a property tax levied against real property within the district?
All registered voters in the library district are eligible to vote on the budget. The library district consists of the city of Auburn, the town of Owasco, and the portion of the towns of Sennett and Fleming that are within the Auburn Enlarged City School District. Voting is by paper ballot, and names will be checked against voter registration lists.
Registered voters in Auburn and in Fleming are eligible to vote for trustees. Voters in Auburn will elect one trustee. One candidate, Ginny Kent, has submitted a petition to represent Auburn and will be on the ballot. Voters in Fleming will elect two trustees. Two candidates, Ellen Dello Stritto and Joan Smrtic, have submitted petitions to represent Fleming and will be on the ballot.