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South Country School District Election & Budget Vote

 

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
7am - 9pm

Bellport Middle School Auditorium
35 Kreamer St
Bellport, NY  

 
   


2021 Board of Education Candidates

  • Melissa Aguanno-Walker
  • Chris Picini
  • Cameron Trent

 


Budget Information


The Board of Education and District Administration encourage residents to actively participate in the budget development process for the upcoming school year. Information may be found on the Business Office web page.

Click on the link below.         

 

Voter Eligibility & Registration Information


In order to vote on the budget, residents must be registered.  Voter eligibility requires that you are:

1.    A Citizen of the United States
2.    Eighteen [18] years of age or older on the day of the election
3.    You have lived in the school district for at least 30 days prior to this election.
4.    A registered voter with the school district or with the Suffolk County Board of Elections
.
Have a question about your registration?  You may check online with the Suffolk County Board of Elections at the link below:
https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/

Click on the link below to print out a New York State Voter Registration Form
Suffolk County Board of Elections - New York State Voter Registration Form
Suffolk County Voter Registration Form (English)
Suffolk County Voter Registration Form (Spanish)

Qualified voters can also use the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Electronic Voter Registration Application to register to vote or to update the information they have on file with the New York State Board of Elections. Information regarding that can be located at https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application. The District does not have control over the Department of Motor Vehicles Registration Application process or its registration timelines.  Therefore, qualified voters who intend to register through the Department of Motor Vehicles should do so as soon as possible.

 

Absentee Ballots


Applications for Absentee Ballots are obtainable during school business hours from the District Clerk.

Military Ballot Applications may be obtained from the Office of the District Clerk and submitted to the District Clerk, by mail, no later than Thursday, April 22, 2021.

Click here to print an absentee ballot application (English)

Click here to print an absentee ballot application (Spanish)

 

Board Candidates


District residents interested in running for a Board of Education position should contact Christine Flynn, District Clerk, at 631-730-1542 or cflynn@southcountry.org for information.

 

Petitions nominating candidates for the office of Trustee of the Board of Education will be made available beginning March 25, 2021. Nominating petitions must be filed with the District Clerk at her office in the Administration Building, 189 North Dunton Avenue, East Patchogue, New York, not later than 5:00 p.m. prevailing time on April 19, 2021. Nominating petition(s) are to be submitted for two (2) vacancies on the Board of Education commencing July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2024. Petitions are to be signed by at least 37 qualified voters of the district (representing 2% of the number of voters who voted in the 2019 annual election for members of the Board of Education); must state the name and residence of each signer, and, must state the name and
residence of the candidate.

 

 

Referenda or Propositions


Pursuant to a rule adopted by the Board of Education in accordance with §2035 of the Education Law, any referenda or propositions to amend the budget, or otherwise to be submitted for voting at said election, must be filed with the District Clerk at her office in the Administration Building, 189 North Dunton Avenue, East Patchogue, New York, at least sixty (60) days before the date of the Annual Meeting and Election.

 

Important Dates

►Budget Adoption
      April 21, 2021

►Budget Hearing
     May 5, 2021

►Meet the Candidates (sponsored by PTA Council)
May 11, 2021 @ 7 PM
      (Meet the Candidates Video)

►School Election & Budget Vote
      May 18, 2021
      7 AM - 9 PM
      Bellport Middle School
      (directions)

 

Budget Documents

 

 

Resources

 

 

 

Contact

District Clerk
Christine Flynn
631-730-1542
cflynn@southcountry.org

 

Voter Forms

 

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