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Baldwin school budget passes; Smyth, Cools elected to board; busing referendum passes


Baldwin voters approved the school district's 2019-20 budget by a vote of 1,086 to 349. In other news, newcomer Tom Smyth was elected to the Board of Education with 938 votes and incumbent Susan Cools was re-elected to another three-year term with 808. Former trustee Joel Press did not run for his seat.

Voters also approved a proposition to change the minimum distance students must live from their school to receive free busing from 2 miles to 1.5, by a margin of 1,096 to 331.