St. Johnsbury School Budget Voted Down Again

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/24 2014 04:42PM

Updated 04/24 2014 08:01PM

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. - After a close vote Thursday, people in St. Johnsbury said no to the school budget a second time.

1,173 people voted.  Here is the breakdown:

629- NO
539 - YES

The school board had lowered it's budget proposal by one hundred and eighty thousand dollars. 
Superintendent Ranny Bledsoe had wanted the budget to pass.

"I think it would be really unfortunate and I do think we would lose really talented staff if we freeze salaries i don't think it's justified," Bledsoe said.

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