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South Country School District Election & Budget Vote

            Tuesday, May 19, 2020

             Bellport Middle School Auditorium
             35 Kreamer St
             Bellport, NY  11713

                          
                                            

 

2020-2021 Budget Information


2020 Board of Education Candidates

To Come
 


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)

In-District voter registration will be conducted through May 13, 2020, 9am to 4pm at the District Clerk Office located in the School District Administration Building, 189 North Dunton Avenue, East Patchogue, New York.  You must appear in person at the District Office to register.

 

Absentee Ballots


Applications for Absentee Ballots are obtainable during school business hours from the District Clerk.  Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at 189 Dunton Ave, E. Patchogue, NY  11772, by Tuesday, May 12, 2020 if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or by Monday, May 18, 2020, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter.  Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. 

Click here to print an absentee ballot application.

 

Board Candidates


Petitions nominating candidates for the office of Trustee of the Board of Education will be made available beginning March 23, 2020, at 9:30 am. 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 20, 2020. Nominating petition(s) are to be submitted for two (2) vacancies on the Board of Education commencing July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2023. 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 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, on or before March 20, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Important Dates

►Budget Adoption
   Wed, April 15, 2020

►Budget Hearing
   Wed, May 6, 2020
   6:15 pm at District Office

►Meet the Candidates (sponsored by PTA Council)
   Wed, May 13, 2020
   7:00 pm District Office

►School Election & Budget Vote
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    Bellport Middle School                  (directions)

 

Resources

 

Contact

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

 

Voter Forms

 

Monday, April 06, 2020
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