Voters in South Colonie approved what Niskayuna voters did not on Tuesday. They agreed to over-ride the property tax cap in order to pass a new school district budget.
There were 2,200 yes votes, to 1,100 no votes. A super-majority of 60 percent was needed to override the tax cap. They got 66 percent.
Meanwhile, voters in Niskayuna voted no to exceeding the tax cap, 3,200 to 2,500 votes.
Budgets in Cairo-Durham and Middleburgh also failed.