Dwyer, Dietrich and Phelps top Geneseo election
In the closely-watched Geneseo School Board election in which six candidates sought three seats, David Dwyer, Al Dietrich and lone incumbent Craig Phelps emerged victorious with respective 563, 495 and 437 votes.
Despite his joint campaign with Dwyer, voters split their ticket, giving Michael Tenalio 377 votes.
The other runners-up were Jennifer Mehlenbacher with 300 votes and Chris Ivers with 284 votes.
The 2012-13 general Geneseo budget was adopted by a vote of 686-to-208. The bus proposition was approved 620-to-277, and a reserve fund purchase of computers approved 650-to-241. A reserve fund purchase of a pickup trick was approved 667-to-222.
Caledonia-Mumford voters approved their general budget 543-to-209 and a bus proposition 454-to-255. In the four-way contest for three seats on the school board, the victors were the three incumbents Bill VanAllen, Timothy Anderson and Arnie Rychlicki with 449, 566 and 564 respective votes. Challenger David Saraceni had 318 votes.
In Dansville the $28,448,603 budget passed 363-to-131. A long term $2 million ten-year bus fund likewise passed 332-to-106. Three school board candidates were elected unopposed: Dan Bishop, Mary Ann Holden and David Mapes.
Wayland-Cohocton voters okayed their general budget of $26,426,891 by a margin of 432-to-148 while a $12,000 increase for public libraries was approved 373-to-180. In a school board contest for two seats Rich Rizzieri and incumbent Dirk Traphagen were victorious with 446 and 373 votes. Daniel Feno had 180 votes.
In York the general budget proposition passed 367-to-148. The bus proposition passed 302-to-156. Three were elected to school board seats unopposed: Steven Beardsley, Brad McCain and incumbent Virginia Durbin.
In Keshequa the general budget proposition of $18,560,500 was approved 207-to-71. The bus proposition passed 196-to-74 and a repair reserve fund transfer not to exceed $500,000 passed 192-to-69. Melanie Bishop and incumbent Mark Ewing won the two school board seats with 163 and 251 votes. Third candidate David Waddle had 93 votes.
The Mount Morris general budget of $12,852,092 was approved by a vote of 174-to-46. School board seats were won by Erinn Brickwood and incumbent Monica Brill with 136 and 147 votes. No vote total was provided for the third candidate, Pamela Martin. A proposition to increase funding for the public library passed 153-to-45.
Avon saw a general budget adoption passing 302-to-58. A proposition for purchasing a 65-passenger and 24-passenger bus was approved 262-to-85. A capital improvement project for the Middle School for $760,000 was passed 232-to-101. David Peck was elected to the single board seat unopposed on the ballot, with four write-in proposals.
The Livonia general budget was approved 586-to-280. A bus purchase proposition was approved 537-to-246, and a proposition for renewal of the garage lease approved 541-to-184. In the three-way contest for two school board seats, Mark Connor and veteran incumbent J. David Woodruff were elected with 536 and 550 votes. Third candidate Jamie Fazio had 477 votes.
Honeoye Falls-Lima had its general budget of $42,466,326 adopted by a vote of 796-to-328. The creation of a building capital reserve fund of $9 million was approved 680-to-289. Elected to three seats on the board unopposed were Carol Bellavia, Joseph Alati and Chuck Allan.