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NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION
CLYDE-SAVANNAH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
TOWNS OF GALEN, SAVANNAH, ROSE, LYONS, BUTLER, WAYNE COUNTY; 
TYRE AND JUNIUS, SENECA COUNTY, NEW YORK

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Clyde-Savannah Central School District will be held Virtually on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time, for the presentation of the budget.  The budget documents will be available for review on May 19, 2020 on the Clyde-Savannah Central School Web Site.

 

AND NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the said vote and election of the qualified voters of the Clyde-Savannah Central School District will be conducted via absentee ballot only, based on the potential for contraction of the COVID-19 virus due to its prevalence and community spread, on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

 

AND NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with Executive Order 202.26, at least (1) absentee ballot shall be provided per household for the 2020 annual meeting.  If a household requires additional ballots, please send an email to ballot@clydesavannah.org.  A list of persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for inspection in the District Clerk’s Office, during regular business hours, during each of the five (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE ELECTION, EXCEPT Sunday, and shall also be posted at the door of the polling place(s) on June 9, 2020.  Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2020.

 

AND NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that voting upon the propositions hereinafter set forth shall also take place at said meeting:

 

  1. To adopt the annual budget of the school district for the fiscal year 2020-2021 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the district.

 

  1. To pay the cost of the purchase of two (2) 65 passenger school buses, and one (1) 30 passenger school bus, including incidental expenses in connection therewith, at maximum estimated cost of $343,665.19, and said amount, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby authorized to be expended from the Transportation Vehicles Reserve Fund, or at the option of the Board, budgetary fund balance.

 

  1. To authorize and direct that a member of the student body to act as an ex officio member of the Board of Education, who shall be entitled to sit with the Board of Education at all public meetings and participate in all public meetings and hearings, but who shall not have a vote and will not participate in executive session.

 

  1. To elect three (3) members to the board of education commencing July 1, 2020, and to succeed Pamela Anstee, whose term expires on June 30, 2020; JoAnn Salerno, whose term expires on June 30, 2020, and John Sloan, whose term expires on June 30, 2020, The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes will each receive a three (3) year term, beginning July 1, 2020.

 

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required to fund the school district's budget for 2020-2021, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the district during business hours, except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, in the school’s Business Office during the fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the annual meeting.

 

AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that military voters who are qualified voters of the district may apply for a military ballot by requesting an application from the District Clerk at 315-902-3000 extension 1002 or doreen.patchen@clydesavannah.org.  For a military voter to issued a military ballot, the District Clerk must have received a valid ballot application not later than 5:00 pm on May 14, 2020.  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.

 

By order of the Board of Education,

Doreen A. Patchen

District Clerk