There will be an increase in school taxes in the city of Auburn.
The board of education approved a 3.5% increase in spending, along with a 2.85% increase in the tax levy.
There are no layoffs in the proposal, which is a win, according to school officials and board members alike.
The budget will now go before the community for a vote on May 18.
The state is receiving $3.66 million more in state aid, but that wasn’t enough to offset what has otherwise been an expensive period in education.