Budget Vote and Board of Education Election Information
Board of Education Election
Candidates for Board of Education - petitions are available March 1, 2024.
Please contact Shannon Cross, District Clerk, at (716) 926-1711 or email email@example.com to schedule a time to pick up a Board of Education School Board Member Candidate Packet. The packet contains the following information for potential board candidates; dates and deadlines for running, nomination petitions, legal qualifications for voters, expenditure forms, electioneering rules, press release information, and various other helpful information.
Candidate Petitions are due to the District Clerk by April 22, 2024 by 5 p.m.
There are two (2) vacant Board seats. The candidate receiving the most votes will be elected to a term beginning May 22, 2024 and ending June 30, 2028. The candidate receiving the second highest number of votes will be elected to a term beginning July 1, 2024 and ending June 30, 2028.
Budget Public Hearing
The District will be holding a Budget Hearing on May 7, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.
The annual Budget Vote and School Board Election is May 21, 2024.
Voting will take place in the Board Room at the Frontier Educational Center, 5120 Orchard Ave, Hamburg, starting at 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
Voter Information and Qualifications
Definition of a Qualified Voter - A qualified voter is a person who is:
- a citizen of the United States;
- at least eighteen years of age;
- a resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to the meeting;
- and not otherwise prohibited from voting pursuant to Election Law § 5-106.
New York State Education Law Section 2018-d, and its corresponding regulations (Part 122 of the Commissioner’s Regulations), provide military voters the opportunity to vote by military ballot during school district elections. In relevant part, Section 2018-d and the Regulations specifically contemplate an application process for receipt of military ballots. An application must be completed every year for those who qualify. This law and regulation states that a military ballot may be requested for the following reasons:
- The military voter is in military service and by reason of such military service will be absent on the day of the election, or the military voter will be discharged from such military service within 30 days of the election; or
- The military voter is an eligible spouse, parent, child or dependent of a military voter.
For additional information, call Shannon Cross, District Clerk, at (716) 926-1711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.