(NORTH SALEM, N.Y.)--Voters in the North Salem Central School District approved the 2017-2018 budget, according to figures released by the district. The nearly $42 million spending plan passed 283 to 113. Incumbent Board of Education member Andrew Brown was elected to another term of office, garnering 333 votes. Kurt Gulden was also elected to a seat on the Board of Education with 305 votes. Both ran uncontested for two vacant seats. There were 10 write-in votes, according to district figures. Both Gulden and Brown were elected to 3-year terms that begin July 1 and run until June 30, 2020. The budget increases the tax levy by 1.43 percent, thus staying under the state-mandated tax cap.