North Penn School Board Primary Election Results
Four Republicans will face an equal number of Democrats in November for four open seats on the North Penn School Board. The Republicans are incumbents Vince Sherpinsky, Tim Kerr, Frank O'Donnell and former School Board Member Josie Charnock. The Democratic slate includes Tina Stoll, Murali Balaji, Alex Ryaban and Paul Edelman, Junior. Both sets of candidates crossfiled on both the Republican and Democratic tickets and each won their respective primaries.
Property Taxes on the Way Up in NPSD
The North Penn School Board has approved a proposed final budget for the next school year. The spending plan totals almost $215,000,000 and includes a 1.7% property tax hike. That translates into about $55 for the average homeowner. District officials say the increase will ensure continuity of their educational program for the next year. The school board will take final action on the budget June 20th.