Military voter information
Military ballot applications must be received in the district office no later than 5 p.m. April 21, 2022. In a request for a military ballot application or ballot, the military voter may indicate their preference for receiving the application or ballot by mail, facsimile transmission or electronic mail. The school district will transmit military ballots to military voters April 22, 2022. Completed military ballots must be received by the school district by 5 p.m. May 17, 2022 in order to be counted.
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Budget vote/election information
The vote upon the appropriation of the necessary funds to meet the estimated expenditures or for any propositions involving the expenditure of money or the authorizing of levy of taxes, as well as the election of members of the Board of Education shall be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in the School Bus Garage, Delaware Street, between the hours of 12-9 p.m.
Though our current situation is still unknown in many aspects, we wanted to keep you posted about budget season – as much as we know. To start this process, we wanted to share this video created by Capital Region BOCES that explains the budget process.
Once we know more from the state level and there is information we can share, we will do so through all of our communication channels.
Voter Information 2022
Applications for absentee ballots may be applied for at the district office. Applications must be received by the district clerk at least seven (7) days before the vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the absentee voter, or the day before the vote if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the absentee voter. Absentee ballots must be received in the office of the clerk of the district not later than 5:00 p.m. on the date of the vote.
Running for School Board: Petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education must be filed with the clerk of the district between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and not later than 5 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2022.
The following vacancies are to be filled:
A three-year term ending June 30, 2025 presently held by Kevin S. Charles
A three-year term ending June 30, 2025 presently held by Alan L. Budine
A three-year term ending June 30, 2025 vacated by Mirranda R. Grossmann and presently held by Marilynn C. Lewis
Each petition must be addressed to the Clerk of the District and signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the District, shall state the residence of each signer, and the name and address of the candidate. Vacancies upon the Board shall not be considered separate specific offices. The individuals receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to the vacancies.
Eligibility Requirements: Generally, school board candidates must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, qualified voters in the school district, and able to read and write. They must be residents of their districts continuously for one year before the election. They cannot be employed by the board on which they will serve or live in the same household with a family member who is also a member of the same school board. They may not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office.
Qualified voters of the school district are: (1) a citizen of the United States of America, (2) eighteen years of age or older, and (3) resident within the school district for a period of thirty (30) days next preceding the annual meeting. Please bring proof of residency with you, such as a driver's license or a utility bill.