Alfred-Almond Central School Annual School District Meeting

Alfred-Almond Central School Annual School District Meeting

                NOTICE, is hereby given to the residents of the Alfred-Almond Central School District that the Annual Budget Presentation will be held on Monday, June 1st, 2020 at: 6:00 pm virtually, during the scheduled Board of Education meeting; for the transaction of such business as is authorized by the Education Law.

The vote will take place on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm by mail in absentee ballots. All qualified voters shall vote only by absentee ballot.  The District will make a good faith effort to distribute absentee ballots to all qualified voters as required by Executive Order 202.26.  Voters who do not receive absentee ballots by May 29, 2020 should immediately contact the District Clerk via email at jdemetreu@aacsapps.com or telephone at 607-276-6501 to request an absentee ballot.

            Qualified voters may vote on the 2020-21 school budget, on a candidate for the Board of Education, on a proposition to purchase two (2) 66-passenger school buses, on a resolution creating a capital reserve fund entitled “The Alfred-Almond Capital Reserve Fund” with the total maximum amount set at $3,000,000 for the duration of ten (10) years and on a library proposition.

            Copies of the proposed budget, resolutions, and a copy of the latest tax exemption impact report, may be obtained during the 14 days immediately preceding the Annual Meeting, on the District’s website at www.aacsapps.org or upon request via phone or email to the District Clerk at 607-276-6501 or jdemetreu@aacsapps.com

            Petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education must be filed with the District Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020.

            The following seat on the Board of Education is to be filled.  One (1) Term of Five Years, Gary Acker.  A petition must be directed to the District Clerk the name and residence of the candidate and must describe the particular vacancy for which the candidate is nominated including at least the length of term of office and the name of the last incumbent.  Petitions may be obtained at the District Clerk's Office.

            Absentee Ballots are available from the District Office.   Requests for Absentee Ballots must be made seven (7) days prior to the vote, if by mail, and one (1) day prior to the vote via a phone request.

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that at said annual election to be held on June 9, 2020, the following proposition will be submitted:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Alfred-Almond Central School District is hereby authorized to purchase and finance two (2) student transport vehicles, including necessary furnishings, fixtures and equipment and all other costs incidental thereto, and expend a total sum not to exceed $239,000, which is estimated to be the total maximum cost thereof, and 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 School District and collected in annual installments as provided by Section 416 of the Education Law; and, in anticipation of such tax, obligations of said School District, in the principal amount not to exceed $239,000, shall be issued.

If necessary, due to space constraints on the voting machines, said proposition may be presented in substantially the following abbreviated form:

PROPOSITION
(Transportation) 

Shall the following resolution be adopted:

RESOLVED, that the Alfred-Almond Central School District, is hereby authorized to purchase and finance two (2) student transport vehicles, and expend a total sum not to exceed $239,000 which is estimated to be the total maximum cost thereof, and 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 School District and collected in annual installments as provided by Section 416 of the Education Law; and, in anticipation of such tax, obligations of said School District, in the principal amount not to exceed $239,000, shall be issued.

Joanne Demetreu
District Clerk