Wallkill Central School District
NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING
ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION
WALLKILL CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE WALLKILL CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AS FOLLOWS:
That the Board of Education will hold a virtual Budget Hearing on May 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the expenditure of funds and the budgeting thereof for the Wallkill Central School District for the 202021 school year.
That the Annual Meeting and Election will be held by absentee ballot only, on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, for the purposes of electing three (3) members of the Board of Education at large to fill the vacancies caused by the expiration of the terms of Kathryn Anderson, Thomas McCullough and Vincent Petrocelli for a full term of three (3) years (beginning July 1, 2020 and expiring June 30, 2023), and for the purpose of voting upon the following propositions and any other proposition placed before the voters:
RESOLVED, THAT THE PROPOSED WALLKILL CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET FOR THE 202021 SCHOOL YEAR BE APPROVED AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO LEVY THE NECESSARY TAX THEREFORE.
SHALL THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE WALLKILL CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BE HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO ACQUIRE A PARCEL OF LAND AND THE BUILDING THEREON LOCATED AT 1500 NYS ROUTE 208, IN WALLKILL, NEW YORK, FOR USE AS A DISTRICT-WIDE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND ASSOCIATED USES, INCLUDING INCIDENTAL IMPROVEMENTS AND EXPENSES IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AT A MAXIMUM ESTIMATED COST OF $575,000, WHICH AMOUNT SHALL BE ENTIRELY PAID OUT OF THE DISTRICT'S UNDESIGNATED GENERAL FUND BALANCE FOR THE 20192020 SCHOOL YEAR.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that any qualified voter shall be entitled to vote via absentee ballot. Voters are qualified if they are: (a) a U.S. Citizen; (b) at least 18 years old; (c) a resident of the district for at least thirty days prior to June 9th, and (d) not otherwise ineligible to vote under Section 5106 of the Election Law. A list of voters who received absentee ballots will be maintained in the District Clerk's office.
Qualified military voters may request a military absentee ballot application from the District Clerk between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and may indicate their preference to receive a military absentee ballot application via mail, facsimile or electronic mail. Absentee ballots for military voters shall be administered in accordance with the provisions of Section 2018d of the Education Law and Part 122 of the Commission's Regulations.
That petitions nominating candidates for office of the member of the Board of Education must be filed in the office of the Clerk of the District between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or via email not later than May 11, 2020. Three (3) vacancies are to be filled and the voting will be at large (rather than by seat). Candidates must have been a resident within the school district for a period of one year next preceding the election for which he or she is a candidate and had one (1) year residency in the school district as of May 19, 2020. Each petition must be directed to the office of the District Clerk, must state the residence of the candidate but need not contain signatures of qualified voters.
That a statement of estimated expenses for the 202021 school year for school purposes will be completed and copies made available on the District's website and by emailing a request to the District Clerk during the fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the Annual Meeting and Election.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF WALLKILL CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Dated: May 12, 2020
By: Kelli Corcoran
School District Clerk #99922