NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to resolutions adopted by the Board of Education of the Greenville Central School District on October 3, 2022 and October 17, 2022, a special meeting of the qualified voters of the District be and the same is hereby called to be held in the cafeteria of the Scott M. Ellis Elementary School on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. prevailing time for the purpose of voting on the following propositions:
Shall the Board of Education of the Greenville Central School District be authorized to (1) construct additions to and, reconstruct, renovate and improve various District buildings, facilities and sites, acquire, original furnishings, equipment, machinery or apparatus required for the purpose for which such buildings, facilities and sites are to be used, and pay incidental costs related thereto at a cost not to exceed $14,480,000; (2) expend such sum for such purpose; (3) expend $2,600,500 from the Capital Reserve Fund for such purpose; (4) levy the necessary tax therefore, to be levied and collected in annual installments in such years and in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Education, taking into account state aid received, and (5) in anticipation of the collection of such tax, issue bonds and notes of the District at one time or from time to time in the principal amount not to exceed $11,879,500 and levy a tax to pay the interest on said obligations when due?
Shall the Board of Education of the Greenville Central School District be authorized to select a high school senior student enrolled in district schools to serve as an ex-officio non-voting member of the Board of Education?
The vote upon such proposition shall be by machine or absentee ballot. The hours during which the polls shall be kept open shall be from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. prevailing time or for as long thereafter as necessary to enable qualified voters who are in the polling place at 9:00 p.m. to cast their ballots.
Personal registration of voters is required either pursuant to Section 2014 of the Education Law or Article 5 of the Election Law and no person shall vote whose name does not appear on the register of the School District. If a voter has heretofore registered pursuant to Section 2014 of the Education Law and has voted at an annual or special district meeting within the last four (4) calendar years, he or she is eligible to vote at this meeting; if a voter is registered and eligible to vote under Article 5 of the Election Law, he or she is also eligible to vote at this meeting. All other persons who wish to vote must register.
The Board of Registration shall meet at the District Office, 4982 State Route 81, Greenville, on November 22, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. prevailing time, to prepare the register of voters of the School District. Any person who has not currently registered under the permanent personal registration by the last date found on such registers or list furnished by the board of elections, and has not voted at an intervening election, must, in order to be entitled to vote, present himself personally for registration.
The register prepared by the Board of Registration shall be filed in the office of the District Clerk, 4982 Route 81, Greenville, New York, and will be open for inspection immediately upon its completion by any qualified voter of the School District from November 29, 2022 during regular office hours on each business day until the date of the vote.
Absentee ballots may be applied for at the office of the District Clerk during regular business hours. Applications for absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk at least seven days prior to the vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or on or prior to December 5, 2022, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots, including military absentee ballots, must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m. on December 6, 2022.
Military voters who are qualified voters may request an application for a military ballot from the District Clerk. In such request, the military voter may indicate their preference for receiving the application and ballot by mail, fax or email. A military voter must return the original military ballot application by mail and it must be received in the office of the District Clerk no later than 5:00 P.M., on November 10, 2022. A military voter’s original military ballot must be returned by mail to the office of the District Clerk and must be received not later than 5:00 p.m. on December 6, 2022.
A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots shall have been issued will be available in the Office of the District Clerk during regular office hours until the day of the vote. Any qualified voter may challenge the acceptance of the ballot of any person on such list by making their challenge and reasons therefor known to the Inspector of Election before the close of the polls.
Daphane Pearson, School District Clerk