Elections 2024: Here are the results of the Valley Stream school board election and budget votes


The spending plans at Valley Stream school districts received wide approval this year.

All budgets passed 

Among those passing were  District 24’s $39.3 million budget with its 1.7 percent tax levy increase (390-116), as well as District 30’s $48.2 million budget with no tax levy increase (253-101).

Also passing was the Central High School District’s $161.54 million budget that carried a 1 percent tax levy increase, earning 1,367 votes for to 727 against.

District 13’s $674.4 million spending plan with a tax levy increase of less than 1 percent, passed 793-455.


Who are the new school board trustees? 

Alisa Clark is a new education board trustee for District 24, defeating Erika Vasquez and Annette Matthews. She succeeds Donna LaRocco, who withdrew her candidacy for this run.

Andrew Sgro defeated Jaianti Singh 597-324 in District 13 for the seat being vacated by board president Jennifer Oliveri. But departing unexpectedly is Anthony Bonelli, who lost his re-election bid to Sarah Sabatino, 725-467.

District’s 30’s incumbent board president Kelly Ureña ran unopposed.

Voters in District 24 also passed propositions that would shift $1.2 million from existing accounts to pay for air-conditioning at Brooklyn Avenue and Robert W. Carbonaro schools, as well as district-wide fire alarm upgrades and door  hold installations.

Voters also approved a third proposition to spend money for repair and reconstruction of school facilities.

District 13 voters easily passed a proposition to spend $700,000 on cybersecurity enhancements and security technology upgrades.

While in District 30, voters there approved $6.5 million to build a gymnasium and buy playground equipment at Shaw Avenue School, while creating security vestibules at not only Shaw Avenue, but also Clear Stream and Forest Road schools.

Central High School District voters approved $2.5 million to renovate the district’s maintenance garage and create a construction trades facility.

They also approved a second proposition that would spend up to $1.2 million to replace gymnasium windows and operating systems at Memorial Junior High School, North High School and South High School.

That measure passed with 1,461 votes in favor, with another 531 against.