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NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING AND ANNUAL BUDGET VOTE AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION FOR DELAWARE ACADEMY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AT DELHI, 2 Sheldon Drive, Delhi, New York Budget Hearing A Budget Hearing for the inhabitants of the Delaware Academy Central School District at Delhi qualified to vote at the School District Meeting will be held at the Delaware Academy High School Auditorium, commencing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019 where there shall be presented the proposed school district budget for the following year. Date of Vote The Vote upon the appropriation of the necessary funds to meet the estimated expenditures or for any propositions involving the expenditure of money or the authorizing of levy of taxes, as well as the election of members of the Board of Education shall be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in the lobby of the Delaware Academy Middle School Building between the hours of Noon and 8:00 p.m. Statement of Money Required for Next School Year A copy of the statement of the amount of money which shall be required for the next school year for school purposes shall be completed seven days before the Budget Hearing and may be obtained by any resident of the District, at each schoolhouse, during the period of 14 days immediately preceding the Annual Meeting and Election and on the day of the election, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., except Saturday, Sunday or holidays. Vote for Board Members Petitions nominating candidates for the Board of Education vacancies must be filed with the Clerk of the District between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 22, 2019. The following three (3) vacancies are to be filled: A three-year term ending June 30, 2022, presently held by Jay Wilson A three-year term ending June 30, 2022, presently held by Seth Haight A three-year term ending June 30, 2022, presently held by Lucy Kelly Each petition shall be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the district and must state the name and residence of the voter. Nominating petitions are available at the District Office during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Propositions Any proposition that is required to be included for vote shall be submitted in writing by means of a petition, signed by at least 25 qualified voters, stating the residence of each signed, and proposition shall be filed with the Board of Education not later than 30 days before the date of the election as set forth in this notice unless a greater number of days is required by statute. Any proposition may be rejected by the Board of Education if the purpose of the proposition is not within the powers of the voters or where the expenditure of monies is required by the proposition, and such proposition fails to include the necessary specific appropriation. NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that at said Annual Election to be held on May 21, 2019, the following propositions will be submitted: PROPOSITION NO 1: BUDGET Shall the submitted 2019-20 budget as presented by the Board of Education to the voters at the Budget Hearing be approved and be adopted and the necessary funds to meet the estimated expenditures be appropriated and the Board of Education be authorized to levy the necessary taxes to meet the estimated expenditures? PROPOSITION NO 2: BUS LEASE Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit: RESOLVED that, pursuant to Chapter 472 of the Session Laws of 1998, the Board of Education of the Delaware Academy Central School District at Delhi is hereby authorized to lease and expend therefore, including costs incidental thereto and the financial thereof, an amount not to exceed five (5) years, nine (9) 66 passenger Thomas Saf-T Liner C2 School Buses; AND, that such sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be raised by the levy of a tax collected in annual installments; and that in anticipation of such tax, obligations of the District shall be issued. Contingent upon voter approval on May 21, 2019 and in no way obligates the district should the Board of Education or the voters fail to approve the lease of said buses. Absentee Ballots Applications for absentee ballots are available to Delaware Academy Central School District at Delhi residents from the office of the Clerk of the District during regular business hours of (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) All absentee ballot applications must be received by the District Clerk no later than May 14, 2019, if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter or by May 20, 2019, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. A list of persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for inspection in the District Clerk's office during each of the five days prior to the day of the election, except Saturdays and Sundays, and the same list also will be posted at the polling place. Dated: April 3, 2019 Clerk for the Board of Education Delaware Academy CSD at Delhi
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PostedApril 22, 2019