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Notice of Annual Vote and Election

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION
HONEOYE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
TOWN OF RICHMOND,
COUNTIES OF ONTARIO AND LIVINGSTON, NEW YORK

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Honeoye Central School District, in Ontario and Livingston County, New York, will be held in the Honeoye Central School building in the Secondary Library in the said District on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 6:30 PM prevailing time, for the presentation of the budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022. The budget will be available for review on April 30, 2021 at the Honeoye Central School building District Office.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Annual Meeting and Election [hereinafter “Annual Meeting”] of the qualified voters of the Honeoye Central School District will be held at the Honeoye Central School District on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 between the hours of 6:00 am and 9:00 pm, at the Honeoye Central School in the Auditorium Foyer, at which time the polls will be opened to vote by voting ballot or machine upon the following items:

1) To adopt the annual budget of the School District for the fiscal year 2021-22, and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the District.

2) To elect three (3) members of the Board of Education each for a three (3) year term commencing July 1, 2021, and expiring on June 30, 2024, to succeed Andrea Badger, Jerald Passer and W. Keith Stumbo whose terms expire on June 30 of this year.

AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a copy of the statement of the amount of money that will be required to fund the School District’s budget for 2021-22, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained on April 30, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on each day other than a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, at the Honeoye Central School District Office.

AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education shall be filed with the Clerk of said School District at the Honeoye Central School District Office, no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, April 19, 2021. Each petition shall be directed to the Clerk of the District and shall be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the District, and must state the name and residence of the candidate and the signers. The District shall fill such vacant seats at large with the candidates receiving the most votes.

AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots (where applicable) can be found at www.honeoye.org or can be obtained between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm Monday through Friday, except holidays, from the District Clerk. The District Clerk must receive completed applications at least seven (7) days before the Annual Meeting 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. The District Clerk must receive absentee ballots not later than 5:00 pm, on the day of the Annual Meeting.
A list of persons to whom absentee ballots are issued will be available for inspection to qualified voters of the District on and after May 10, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm each day prior to the Annual Meeting except Saturday and Sunday, and on May 18, 2021, the day set for the Annual Meeting, and said list will be posted at the polling place(s) at the Annual Meeting. Any qualified voter present in the polling place may object to the voting of the ballot upon appropriate grounds for making his/her challenge and the reasons therefore known to the Inspector of Election before the close of the polls.

AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the qualified voters of the School District shall be entitled to vote at said Annual Meeting. A qualified voter is one who is (1) a citizen of the United States of America, (2) 18 years of age or older, and (3) resident within the School District for a period of thirty (30) days preceding the Annual Meeting. The School District may require all persons offering to vote at the Annual Meeting to provide one form of proof of residency pursuant to Education Law 2018-c. Such form may include a driver’s license, a non-driver identification card, utility bill, or a voter registration card. Upon offer of proof of residency, the School District may also require all persons offering to vote to provide their signature, printed name and address.

AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to a rule adopted by the Board of Education in accordance with 2035 and 2038 of the Education Law, any referenda or propositions to amend the budget, or otherwise to be submitted for voting at said Annual Meeting, must be filed with the Honeoye Central School Board of Education at the District Clerk’s office on or before April 19, 2021 at 5:00 pm prevailing time; must be typed or printed in English, must be directed to the Clerk of the School District, and signed by at least 53 qualified voters of the District and must state the name and residence of each signer. However, the Board of Education will not entertain any petition to place before the voters any proposition the purpose of which, is not within the powers of voters to determine, or any proposition, which fails to include a specific appropriation where the expenditure of monies is required by the proposition.

District Clerk, Jennifer Green Dated: March 2021
Honeoye Central School District
Town of Richmond, Counties of Ontario and Livingston, New York