Annual Budget Vote & Election
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION ALEXANDER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
ALEXANDER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Alexander Central School District, Genesee County, New York, has been adjourned by Executive Order of the Governor of the State of New York and will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time for the presentation of the 2020-2021 budget of said School District. Information regarding virtual attendance will be posted on the District’s website at www.alexandercsd.org. The proposed budget will be available for review on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 on the District website at www.alexandercsd.org. If you are unable to access the budget from the District website, please contact the District Clerk.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the annual vote of the qualified voters of the Alexander Central School District, Genesee County, New York (the “School District”), has been adjourned by Executive Order of the Governor of the State of New York and will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 to vote upon the following items:
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 School District.
2. To elect one (1) member of the Board of Education for a five (5) year term commencing July 1, 2020 and expiring on June 30, 2025 to succeed Rich Guarino, whose term expires on June 30, 2020.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required to fund the School District’s budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, exclusive of public monies, and the tax exemption report may be obtained through the District’s website at www.alexandercsd.org. If you are unable to access the statement from the District website, please contact the District Clerk.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education shall be filed with the District Clerk of said School District via email or by first class mail not later than Monday, May 11, 2020. To constitute as filing, each petition shall be directed to the District Clerk, and must state the name, age and residence of the candidate. Alternatively, candidates can complete and submit forms on the District website at www.alexandercsd.org. Nomination forms can be found on our website.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that any vacancies on the Board of Education are not to be separate offices in the nominating petition and are to be arranged alphabetically and direction given that as many candidates be voted as there are vacancies to be filled. Take further notice that pursuant to Section 2034 of the Education Law, the candidates who receive a plurality of votes cast respectively for several offices are to be declared elected. The candidate with the highest plurality will receive a five (5) year term.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable by request, except holidays, from the District Clerk. Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. A list of persons to whom absentee ballots are issued will be available for inspection to qualified voters of the District in the office of the District Clerk on and after Thursday, June 4, 2020 and said list will be posted at the polling place at the election. To view the list, please contact the District Clerk at 585-591-1551 to make an appointment. Via the District website.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that military voters who are not currently registered may apply to register as a qualified voter of the School District, if they meet the criteria for same. Military voters, as defined by Education Law 2018-d, may request an application to register as a qualified voter from the District Clerk. Military voter registration application forms must be received in the office of the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the twenty-sixth (26th) day before the election. A military voter may designate a preference to receive a military voter registration, military ballot application or military ballot by mail, facsimile transmission or electronic mail in their request for such registration, ballot application, or ballot. Such designation shall remain in effect until revoked or changed by the military voter.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the qualified voters of the School District shall be entitled to vote at said annual vote and election. A qualified voter is one who is (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 vote and election. Pursuant to Executive Order of the Governor of the State of New York, the District will sent absentee ballots to all qualified votes who reside in the District whose names appeared on the District’s registration rolls for the 2018-2019 budget vote. If you are a qualified voter of the School District and do not receive an absentee ballot, please contact the District Clerk.
June 9, 2020 - School Budget Vote and Election Timeline
June 9, 2020 - School Budget Vote and Election Timeline
(30 days prior to the vote)
|1. Deadline for candidates to file nomination.
2. Deadline for filing voter petitions (other than those required to be included in the notice of annual meeting).
(28 days before the vote)
|Deadline for publication of the first of two required legal notices prior to the budget vote|
(7 - 14 days prior to the vote)
|Public hearing to present budget which may be conducted virtually pursuant to Executive Order 202.15, provided it takes place on or before June 1, 2020.|
|Budget Vote and Election Date
Executive Order 202.26 does not provide a specific date for holding a re-vote.
Virtual Hearing Only
2020 Budget Hearing Login Information
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: May 26, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2020 Budget Hearing
*Please click the link below to join the webinar:
*Or iPhone one-tap :
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Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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Webinar ID: 939 6334 9485
International numbers available: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/u/aBwPCcS3J
2. Eighteen years of age;
3. A resident within the School District for a period of thirty days next preceding June 9, 2020; and
4. No person shall have the right to register for or vote who would not be qualified to register for or vote at an election in accordance with the provisions of section 5-106 of the Election Law.
You can also return your ballot with the prepaid postage envelope provided.
2020 School Board Candidate Information:
Nominating School Board Candidate Information: