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South Country School District Election & Budget Vote

 

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
7am - 9pm

Bellport Middle School Auditorium
35 Kreamer St
Bellport, NY  

 
   


 

2022/2023 Board of Education Candidates

Joseph L. Barry, Gino Cruz, Rafyel Flippen, E. Anne Hayes, Pat J. Ingrassia, Tara Kavanagh, Marian McKenna, Gregory C. Miglino, Jr., Alesia M. Olsen, EdD, Amy F. Price, Christopher Ross, Spencer Eugene Stickley


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, or via the link below. Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at 189 Dunton Avenue, E. Patchogue, NY 11772, by Tuesday, May 10, 2022 if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or by Monday, May 16, 2022, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee Ballot applications cannot be submitted prior to April 18, 2022. All Absentee Ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

Click here to print an absentee ballot application (English)

Click here to print an absentee ballot application (Spanish)

 

Military Ballots


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 21, 2022. Military Ballots will be mailed out no later than Friday, April 22, 2022 and must be filed with the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

 

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 on March 18, 2022 after 9:00 am at District Office. Please call (631) 730-1542 to make an appointment to obtain petitions.

Completed Nominating Petitions must be filed with the District Clerk at her office in the Administration Building, 189 Dunton Avenue, East Patchogue, New York, not later than 5:00 pm prevailing time on Monday, April 18, 2022. Nominating petitions are to be submitted for four (4) vacancies on the Board of Education: three (3) each commencing July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2025, and one (1) vacancy commencing May 18, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023. Petitions are to be signed by at least 41 qualified voters of the district (representing 2% of the number of voters who voted in the previous 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.

 

Budget Information & Presentations



2022-2023 Budget Newsletter (English) (Spanish)

2022-2023 Adopted Budget and Property Tax Report Card

 

Legal Notice (English) (Spanish)

 

Letter for the Board of Education re: Budget Development Matter - March 22, 2022 (English) (Spanish)

 

Letter from the Board of Education re: State Aid Matter – Feb. 14, 2022 (English) (Spanish)


Important Dates

  • Budget Presentation
         April 11, 2022
         Miramar Beach Civic Association at Hagerman Fire Department
         7 PM
  • Budget Adoption
         April 13, 2022
         District Office
  • Meet the Candidates
        (sponsored by PTA Council)
         May 3, 2022
         5:30 PM - Meet and Greet
         7 PM - Formal Q&A
         Bellport Middle School
  • Budget Hearing
         May 4, 2022
         6:15 PM
         Bellport Middle School
  • School Election & Budget Vote
          May 17, 2022
          7 AM - 9 PM
          Bellport Middle School
          (directions)

 

Contact

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

 

Voter Forms

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