NOTICE OF SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING
and AVAILABILITY OF Absentee Ballots
Harpursville Central School District
Broome and Chenango Counties, New York
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special School District Meeting of the Harpursville Central School District, Broome and Chenango Counties, New York, will be held on February 11, 2020 (the “Election Date”) at 1:30 o’clock P.M., at the W.A. Olmsted Elementary School, 54 Main Street in Harpursville, New York, at which the polls will be kept open between the hours of 1:30 o’clock P.M. and 8:00 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time, for the purpose of voting by paper ballot upon the following bond proposition:
BUS BOND PROPOSITION
Shall the following resolution be adopted, to-wit:
RESOLVED, that the Board of
Education of the Harpursville Central School District, Broome and Chenango
Counties, New York, is hereby authorized to purchase school buses, including
incidental equipment and expenses in connection therewith, at a maximum
estimated cost of $335,000, and that said amount, or so much thereof as may be
necessary shall be raised by the levy of a tax upon the taxable property of
said District and collected in annual installments as provided by Section 416
of the Education Law; and, in anticipation of such tax, obligations of said
District shall be issued.
SEQRA DETERMINATION. The School District has acted as lead agency under the State Environmental Quality Review Act regulations of the State of New York. The bus acquisitions herein authorized have been determined to be a “Type II Action” pursuant to the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”), the implementation of which as such, it has been determined will not result in any significant adverse environmental impact. SEQRA compliance materials are on file in the Office of the School District Clerk and are available for public inspection during regular business hours.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS. NOTICE IS
ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be applied for at the office of the School District Clerk. Any such application must be received by the School District Clerk at least seven days before the date of the aforesaid Special District Meeting if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before such Special District Meeting, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. A list of all persons to whom absentee voter’s ballots shall have been issued shall be available for public inspection in the office of the School District Clerk not less than five days prior to the date of the Special District Meeting (excluding Saturdays and Sundays) during regular office hours until the date of the aforesaid Special District Meeting. In addition, such list shall also be posted conspicuously at the places of voting during the hours of such Special District Meeting. Absentee ballots must be received by 5:00 P.M. on date of election in the office of the School District Clerk.
Any qualified voter may, upon
examination of such list, file written challenge to the qualifications of a
voter of any person whose name appears on the list, stating the reason for
challenge. Such written challenge shall be transmitted by the School District
Clerk or designee to the inspectors of election on the date of the election.
NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that in the event of a weather or other emergency which
necessitates cancellation of the February 11, 2020 Special District Meeting,
said Special District Meeting shall be held on February 18, 2020 at the
aforementioned time and place.
QUALIFIED VOTER: All U.S. citizens who have lived in the School District at least
30 days prior to the date of the Special District Meeting are eligible to vote
if they are at least 18 years old, and not otherwise prohibited from voting
under the provisions of Section 5-106 of the Election Law.
Dated: Harpursville, New York,
December 11, 2019.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
OF THE HARPURSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, BROOME AND CHENANGO COUNTIES, NEW
School District Clerk