Skip to main content
Click for School Calendar Click for SchoolTool Click for School Menu Click for Twitter Click for Facebook
 

1612 - Annual District Meeting & Election Budget Vote

Policy: Annual District Meeting & Election Budget Vote                                   Policy Number: 1612
Date of Original Policy: 09/19/2012 Date Revision Adopted: 11/07/2018
Reviewed by Policy Committee: 10/17/2018 Date of Next Review: 09/16/2021
Replacement of Policy Number: 1610, 1611 (from 2002)  

The Jordan-Elbridge Board of Education will appoint a qualified voter as chairperson of the Annual District Meeting and Election/Budget Vote.  
The chairperson will call the Annual District Meeting to order and proceed to the following order of business:

The chairperson will call the Annual District Meeting to order and proceed to the following order of business:
 
a)    Designation of District Clerk as clerk of the election and assistant clerks
b)    Designation of tellers and/or inspectors of election as previously appointed by the Board
c)    Reading of notice of call of the election by the Clerk
d)    Opening of the booths for voting
e)    Closing of the booths
f)    Receiving the report of the Clerk of the results of the elections
g)    Adjournment

Annual District Meeting and Election/Budget Vote

Pursuant to law, the Annual District meeting and Election/Budget Vote for the School District will be held on the third (3rd) Tuesday in May.  At this time, the District’s registered voters will elect members of the Board of Education and will also vote on the District’s Budget for the upcoming school year.  However, in the event that the third (3rd) Tuesday in May conflicts with a religious holiday, the School Board may petition the Commissioner of Education to obtain permission to hold the Annual Meeting and Election /Budget Vote on the second (2nd) Tuesday in May.  Such request from the Board of Education must be certified and received by the Commissioner no later than March 1st.

The District Clerk shall give notice of the time and place of holding the Annual Meeting and Election/Budget Vote by publishing such notice four (4) times within seven (7) weeks preceding the meeting. The first (1st) publication of the notice must be at least forty-five (45) days prior to the meeting.  Such notice must appear in two (2) Newspapers (if there are two) which have a general circulation within the District, or one (1) newspaper, if there is one newspaper with a general circulation within the District. The notice shall also contain such other information as require by law.

Copies of the proposed annual operating budget for the succeeding year to be voted upon at the Annual Meeting and Election shall be available to District resident, on request, in each District school building during certain designated hours on each day other than Saturday, Sunday or holiday during the fourteen (14) days preceding such Annual Meeting. The availability of this budget information shall be included in a legal notice of the Annual Meeting; and such copies of the proposed budget will also be available to District residents at the time of the Annual Meeting and Election.

Education Law Sections 1804(4), 1906(1), 2002 (1), 2017(5) and (6), 2022 (1) and 2601-a(2)
Education Law Sections 1608(2), 1716(2), 2003(1), 2004(1)
Education Law Sections 1716 and 2025


 
 
Superintendent: James R. Froio
Phone: 315.689.8500
Address: 9 N. Chappell St., PO Box 902 | Jordan, NY 13080