District-by-district guide provides a glimpse of what's on the ballots

Voters throughout the state will go to the polls Tuesday to give a thumbs up or down on the budgets proposed by their respective school districts for 2018-19, and vote on school board candidates and various propositions.

To be eligible to vote in the school district elections, a person must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old and have resided in their district for at least 30 days prior to the vote.

Write-in options will be available for selecting school board candidates. 

Here is an area district-by-district synopsis: 

BLOOMFIELD

Proposed budget 2018-19: $20.97 million

Approved 2017-18: $20.9 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $9.9 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $9.66 million

Local levy increase: $265,448 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Budget

Proposition 2: Spend up to $265,000 to buy three school buses and two vans or sport utility vehicles with money from the bus reserve fund or other available funds. Any balance would be raised by tax levy collected in annual installments through bond anticipation notes.

One seat for the Bloomfield Board of Education: One candidate: Incumbent Caroline Nevil 

Polls open: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the high school galleria (back loop)

CANANDAIGUA 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $76 million

Approved 2017-18: $73.9 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $45.4 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $44.3 million

Local levy increase: $1.1 million 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Purchase six buses — one 74-passenger with a luggage box, three 74-passenger, one 48-passenger and one 30-passenger — with money from the transportation reserve and fund balance; no increase to taxes

Proposition 2: A $668,000 levy — an increase of 3.1 percent or 1 cent per $1,000 of assessed valuation — to support Wood Library 

School board candidates (pick two): Incumbent John Polimeni, Megan Personale 

Polls open: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Primary-Elementary School link gym, 90 W. Gibson St., or Cheshire Fire Hall, 4255 Route Route 21 S. (Consult map in mailed district flyer or website to be sure you're at the correct one. Generally, those residing in the city and the northern part of the district vote at the school, while those in the southern part of the district vote at the fire hall.)

Activity: Academy Arts Festival & Awards Night, 6 to 8 p.m., Canandaigua Academy Atrium and Library 

GENEVA 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $55.4 million

Approved 2017-18: $52.45 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $19.5 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $18.9 million

Local levy increase: $597,586 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Budget

Proposition 2: Purchase seven buses for up to $822,500, paid through bond resolution (requires 60 percent vote)

Proposition 3: Capital improvement Phase IV and safety and security upgrades at up to $6 million; paid for with $1.1 million in existing capital reserve and balance through annual tax levy installments 

School board candidates (pick one): Incumbent President Josephine Guard

Public library: Tax levy of $730,933 to support Geneva Public Library

Library board of trustees (pick one): Ellen Mitchell 

Polls open: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. In the North Street School mini gym 

HONEOYE 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $17.4 million

Approved 2017-18: $17.1 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $9.3 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $9.1 million

Local levy increase: $145,000 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition: Budget 

School board candidates (pick three): Jerry Passer, Andrea Badger, Keith Stumbo 

Polls open: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. In the auditorium foyer.

Activity: Honeoye Band Chicken Barbecue starts at 3:30 p.m. in the main parking lot; and K-2 and senior high jazz concert 

MARCUS WHITMAN (GORHAM-MIDDLESEX) 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $33.3 million

Approved 2017-18: $32 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $14.3 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $13.95 million

Local levy increase: $322,065 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Budget

Proposition 2: Spend up to $486,500 to purchase two 70-passenger buses, a 57-passenger bus, 30-passenger bus and 24-passenger bus with money from the existing school bus replacement capital reserve fund or by tax levy collected in annual installments

Proposition 3: Tax levy of $50,000 to support the Gorham Free Library, $7,110 for the Town of Middlesex Library and $4,975 for the Village of Rushville Library 

School board candidates (pick four): Sheila Brown, Cory Clark, Cynthia Hall, Sue Campbell 

Polls open: Noon to 8 p.m. In the high school gym.

Activities: Senior projects and district art show in the gym, plant sale, chicken barbecue starts at 3 p.m. in front of the district office, district and elementary chorus and band concert

MIDLAKES (PHELPS-CLIFTON SPRINGS) 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $35.7 million

Approved 2017-18: $36.4 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $14.2 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $13.9 million

Local levy increase: $264,507 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Budget

Proposition 2: Spend up to $334,476 for two 65-passenger buses, one 19-passenger bus and a Chevy 2500 sport utility vehicle with money from bus purchase reserve fund

Proposition 3: Tax levy of $142,912 — $71,456 each — to support the Clifton Springs Library and Phelps Community Memorial Library 

School board candidates (pick four): Kim Skellie, Amber Wilkes, Todd Freelove, Tracy Altman 

Polls open: Noon to 9 p.m. in the middle school gym

Activity: Lacrosse boosters hosting a chicken barbecue, 4-6 p.m. in the middle school parking lot 

NAPLES 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $20.3 million

Approved 2017-18: $19.9 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $11.3 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $10.9 million

Local levy increase: $354,732 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Budget

Proposition 2: Creation of a general capital reserve

Proposition 3: Purchase three vehicles — one 65-passenger bus, one 24-passenger bus and one 20-passenger van — with an estimated maximum cost of $241,171 with money from bus purchase capital reserve. For every $1 paid for the purchase of a bus, the state reimburses the district 57 cents 

Tax levy of $150,000 — $10,000 increase — to support Naples Library

Library board of trustees (pick two): Chris Abraham, Joseph Moore 

School board candidates (pick four, all incumbents): Joseph Callaghan, Thomas Hawks, Gail Musnicki, Maura Sullivan 

Polls open: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the high school library media center

PALMYRA-MACEDON

Proposed budget 2018-19: $39.7 million

Approved 2017-18: $38.65 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $18.9 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $18.3 million

Local levy increase: $591,500 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition: Budget 

School board candidates (pick three, all incumbents): Sharon Lang, Bill Toomey, Christine A. Cole 

Polls open: 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the high school

Activity: Seventh- and eighth-grade Spring Band Concert, 7:30 p.m. at the high school 

RED JACKET (MANCHESTER-SHORTSVILLE) 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $17.46 million

Approved budget 2017-18: $17.1 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $7.4 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $7.3

Local levy increase: $109,795 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Budget

Proposition 2: Purchase three 63-passenger diesel buses not to exceed $381,000 and one 30-passenger wheelchair bus not to exceed $74,000. The district receives back 90 percent in state aid on bus purchases 

Proposition 3: School board candidates (pick one): Heather Bachman, Eric Schaertl 

Polls open: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 in the high school auditorium foyer.

Activity: Middle school awards ceremony, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium

VICTOR 

Proposed budget 2018-19: $69.2 million

Approved 2017-18: $66.4 million 

Proposed tax levy 2018-19: $43.8 million

Approved tax levy 2017-18: $41.9 million

Local levy increase: $1.9 million 

What's on the ballot?

Proposition 1: Budget

Proposition 2: Spend $879,000 to purchase five 77-passenger buses and three 30-or-fewer passenger buses or vans to replace vehicles at least 13 years old with mileage over 100,000. Paid by bond proposition with a tax to cover interest 

School board candidates (pick two): Karen Ballard, John Garvey, Gary Gilbert, Thomas Kolb, Michael Vistocco 

Polls open: 6 a.m. To 9 p.m. in the intermediate school auditorium

Activities: Evening of Jazz, 7 p.m., senior high arts center; Random Acts of Art, 5-7 p.m., senior high art wing