Legal Notice 2021

Legal Notice 2021
Posted on 03/31/2021
Legal Notice 2021

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            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Budget Hearing of the inhabitants of the Newcomb Central School District, Newcomb New York, qualified to vote at school meetings in said district, will be held at the schoolhouse in said district on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. for the transaction of such business as is authorized by the Education Law.


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required for the ensuing year for school purposes, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any taxpayer in the district during the seven days immediately preceding the Budget Hearing, except Saturday, Sunday, or holidays at the school during reasonable hours.  A report of tax exemptions, showing how much of the total assessed value on the final assessment roll or rolls used in that budgetary process is exempt from taxation, shall be annexed to the budget document.


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that the following proposition will appear on the ballot:



Shall the following resolution be approved?


RESOLVED: that the Board of Education of the Newcomb Central School District be authorized to establish a Reserve Fund, to be known as the Bus Purchase Reserve Fund, the purpose of which is to finance the cost of acquisition of School Buses commencing with the 2021-2022 school year and in each of the next nine fiscal years, deposit into said Bus Purchase Reserve Fund such portion of the unallocated fund balance as determined by the Board of Education. The ultimate amount of such fund is $340,000. The probable duration of such fund is ten (10) years.


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that petitions nominating candidates to fill the expired term of Tyler Lamphear for a five (5) year office as member of the Board of Education must be filed with the clerk of the district no later than April 19, 2021.  Each petition must be directed to the clerk of the district, must be signed by at least twenty-five qualified voters of the district, must state the residence of each signer and must state the name and residence of the candidate.


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that voting on the proposed budget for the 2021-2022 school year, establishing a Bus Purchase Reserve Fund and for members of the Board of Education will take place on May 18, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Newcomb Central School.


Absentee ballots are available for qualified voters, who on the day of the Election/Budget vote, will be absent from the Newcomb Central School District because of duties, occupation, business, illness, physical disability, studies or vacation.


        Application for an absentee ballot must be received by the district clerk or designee at least seven days before the election/budget vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter.


       A list of persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for inspection in the district office during each of the five days prior to the day of the election except Saturday, Sunday, or holidays, and this list also will be posted at the polling place on the day of the election/budget vote.


      An absentee ballot must reach the office of the district clerk/designee not later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the election.



Qualifications of a voter:

A.  Citizen of the United States

B.  18 years of age or older

C.  Resident of the district for 30 days or more prior to the vote


Melissa Yandon, Clerk Board of Education

                                                                        Newcomb Central School

                                                                        Newcomb, New York 12852

                                                                        March 2021

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