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1260 -Submission of Questions & Propositions at the Annual Elections & Special District Meetings

Policy: Submission of Questions & Propositions at the
Annual Elections & Special District Meetings
Policy Number: 1260
Date of Original Policy: 07/10/2002  Date Revision Adopted: 11/03/2021
Reviewed by Policy Committee: 11/03/2021   Date of Next Review: 09/16/2024
Replacement of Policy Number:  

The following rules and regulations shall apply to the submission of the questions or propositions at the annual elections or special district elections of the Jordan-Elbridge School District.

a)      Questions or propositions shall be submitted by petition directed to the Clerk of the School District and shall be signed by twenty-five (25) qualified voters, or five percent (5%) of the registered voters of the District who voted in the previous annual election of Board members, whichever is greater.

b)      A separate petition shall be required for each question or proposition.

c)      Each petition shall be filed with the Clerk of the School District. Petitions relating to an Annual Election must be filed no later than thirty (30) days preceding the election at which the question or proposition is to be voted upon.

d)     Questions or propositions submitted in accordance with these rules and accepted will be printed on the ballot for the voting machine.

e)      The Board of Education shall cause the rules and regulations set forth in this policy to be distributed within the District.

f)       Nothing herein contained shall affect the nominations of candidates as set forth in the Annual District Election notice pursuant to Section 2018 of the Education Law.

The procedure for requesting the Board of Education to call a Special District Meeting to vote on a question or proposition shall be in accordance with subdivision 2 of Section 2008 of the Education Law.

Education Law Sections 2008 and 2035(2)

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