March 21, 2023
On Tuesday, March 21, voters rejected the Cambridge Central School District’s $11.7 million capital project referendum by a margin of 261-279.
“It’s disappointing that the community did not support a project that many individuals deemed necessary in the master facilities survey,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Douglas Silvernell. “However, the taxpayers have spoken and we will go back to the drawing board.”
The district’s building committee will meet to discuss its next steps. Because a previous capital project is dropping off and projects bring in revenue in the form of state aid to stabilize the budget, the district proposed this project to ensure stability for the taxpayers and district revenues. The district hopes to add another project to maintain that stability.
More information about next steps will be shared when they are finalized.