CHAPPAQUA — Newcomers Victoria Bayard Tipp, a former president of the Chappaqua PTA, and Karen Visser, the Roaring Brook PTA secretary claimed the two open seats on the Board of Education Tuesday.
Tipp, the top vote-getter, and Visser defeated first-time contender Robert Fleisher.
Tipp, 49, a lawyer by training, said during campainging that preserving high standards was a priority despite the fiscal challenges.
Visser, 43, a former architect, said that while she understood the frustration over taxes, the years of budget cuts were of concern to her.
If a proposed tax cap were implemented, labor rules as well as the last hired, first fired rules for teachers would have to change, Visser said.
Voters approved the library budget for next year, which is proposed at just under $2.7 million, up 1.96 percent from this year’s spending plan.