Budget Vote Information

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND BUDGET VOTE

AND ELECTION

ROMULUS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, SENECA COUNTY,

ROMULUS, NEW YORK

 

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of qualified voters of the Romulus Central School District, Seneca County, Romulus, New York will be held in the Board of Education Conference Room of the Romulus Central School, 5705 Route 96, Romulus, Seneca County, New York on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 6:00 P.M. prevailing time for the purpose of discussion of the expenditure of funds and the budgeting thereof.

 

            AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that voting to fill three (3) vacancies on the Board of Education, voting on the Budget, voting to purchase one (1) school bus, and voting to collect additional monies for the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, Ovid, New York will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  Voting by machine will be in the North Entrance Lobby of the Romulus Central School building, 5705 Route 96, Romulus, New York 14541, and polls will be open between the hours of 12:00 – 8:00 P.M.  Only qualified voters will be permitted to vote.  PROOF OF RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED.

 

            AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education must be filed with the District Clerk no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday, April 16, 2018.  There are three (3) vacancies to be filled on the Board of Education; each vacancy is for a three (3) year term of office. The incumbents are:

Rebecca Jessop

Robert McCann

 

Petitions to nominate a School Board member may be obtained at the District Clerk’s office, Romulus Central School, 5705 State Route 96, Romulus, New York 14541, available starting March 22, 2018, Monday through Friday, exclusive of legal holidays, between the hours of 7:30 A.M and 3:30 P.M.  Each petition must be directed to the Board Clerk, must state the name and residence of each signer, and the name and residence of the candidate.

 

            AND 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 2018-2019, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the District during business hours beginning May 1, 2018, except Saturday, Sunday, or holidays, at the District Clerk’s Office.

 

AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that the Board of Education of the Romulus Central School District, Seneca County, is hereby authorized and directed by the New York State Board of Real Property Services Law, Chapter 258 of the Laws of 2008, Section 495 to annex an Exemption Report to the School District tentative/preliminary budget, and to the final budget.  The Report will show the amount of the total assessed value of the final assessment roll(s) used in the budgetary process that is exempt from taxation.

 

AND, NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, That the Board of Education of the Romulus Central School District, Seneca County, is hereby authorized and directed to withdraw from the Capital Reserve Fund-Purchase of Buses a sum of money not to exceed $150,000.00 for the purchase of (1) one 66 passenger bus for the transportation of District students, said amount to be expended in the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

 

AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that pursuant to Education Law, Section 259, the Board of Education of the Romulus Central School district is authorized to levy and collect an annual tax, year after year, separate and apart from the annual school district budget, in the amount of $16,000, which shall be paid for the support and maintenance of the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library.

 

            AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that applications for absentee ballots will be available after April 17, 2018 at the office of the District Clerk, Romulus Central School, 5705 Route 96, Romulus, New York 14541 during school business hours.  Eligible District voters may use absentee ballots under the following conditions:  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 to the voter.  Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk no later than 5:00 P.M. prevailing time on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

 

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Dated:  13th day of March, 2018

Suzanne Nicholson, District Clerk

Romulus Central School District