HIGHLANDS, NJ - Dr. Vincent J. Capraro, Interim Superintendent, reported that the Henry Hudson Regional School District willpresent to the public a zero percent increase in the tax levy of Highlands and Atlantic Highlands.

After careful consideration and an increase in State and Federal Aid, Janet Sherlock, Business Administrator, wasable to maintain the existing programs in the district. The tentative budget for 2011-2012 of $9,689,239.00 is adecrease of $193,344 from the 2010-2011 budget. Shared services among the Tri-District (Atlantic Highlands,Highlands and Henry Hudson) will enable the district to balance this year’s school budget.

On April 27, 2011 the citizens will be voting on the Henry Hudson Regional School District budget and will beselecting three members to the Board of Education. Running unopposed from the Highlands is Cheryl McDonald.Atlantic Highlands will select two of three candidates, Sarah Kroon Chiles, Robert Thuss, Jr. and Arthur Weimer(incumbent).