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Todd Playground Project Easily Wins Voters' OK

Light turnout approves $160,000 outlay for an improved K-2 recreation area.

Todd Playground Project Easily Wins Voters' OK Todd Playground Project Easily Wins Voters' OK

Briarcliff Manor voters agreed overwhelmingly Tuesday for the youngest members of the family.

The vote was 139-39, including 14 absentee ballots that split 11-3 in favor of the project to replace the former K-2 play area.

School Superintendent Neal S. Miller announced the results in a nearly empty Todd gymnasium shortly after polls closed at 9 p.m. They had been open since 6 a.m., averaging a voter every five minutes or so.

Asked whether the results had been as expected, Miller said only, “As hoped.”

He was joined in his late-night vote vigil by school board Vice President Jennifer Rosen.

The refurbished K-2 playground will be put out to bid almost immediately, school officials said, and could be ready for incoming students by next month.

A teacher/parent committee drew plans for the new playground, which will replace the aging play area’s pea gravel surface with a rubberized fall zone.

The $160,000 will come from money previously budgeted for school expenses but never spent.


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