Budget Vote Information

Romulus Central School

Annual Meeting

School Budget Vote and Election

May 17, 2022

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 10, 2022, at 6:30 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 two (2) 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 17, 2022.  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. 

                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 18, 2022.  There are two (2) vacancies to be filled on the Board of Education; two vacancies are for a three (3) year term of office (Incumbents: Rachelle Fletcher and Kimberly Wolverton).  

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 21, 2022, 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 2022-2023, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the District during business hours beginning May 3, 2022, 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 one hundred seventy thousand dollars ($170,000.00) for the purchase of one (1) 66 passenger bus for the transportation of District students, said amount to be expended in the 2022-2023 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 $2,000, in addition to the current appropriation of $25,000 for a total of $27,000 annually, , which should be paid over for the support and maintenance of the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library.

              And notice is also given, that applications for absentee and military ballots will be available after April 20, 2022 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 17, 2022.

Proposition Information:

PROPOSITION NO. 1                                            

RESOLVED THAT the Board of Education of the Romulus Central School District, Seneca County, is hereby authorized to expend a total of $12,694,193 for the operation of the school of said District for the school year 2022-2023 and that said sum be raised by tax upon taxable property of said School District after first deducting the estimated money available from State Aid and other sources.

                                                                                        

PROPOSITION NO. 2                                        

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Board of Education of the Romulus Central School District authorizes the withdrawal from the Capital Reserve Fund-Purchase of Buses a sum of money not to exceed one hundred seventy thousand dollars ($170,000) for the purchase of one (1) 66-passenger school bus for the transportation of District students, said amount to be expended in the 2022-23 school year. 

 

PROPOSITION NO. 3                                            

RESOLVED, 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 $2,000, in addition to the current appropriation of $25,000 for a total of $27,000 annually, which should be paid over for the support and maintenance of the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library.   

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTION    

  • You may vote for up to two (2) candidates with write-in votes accepted

 

_____     Candidate: Kimberly Wolverton

 

_____     Candidate: Rachelle Fletcher

 

 

 

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