SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION & BUDGET VOTE UPDATE
2020 SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE & ELECTION
Due to Executive Order 202.26, signed into order on May 1, 2020, due to health and safety concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual School District Election of the voters of the Roosevelt Union Free District shall take place remotely and will be held on June 9, 2020 by Absentee Ballot only. All qualified voters will receive an absentee ballot with a postage paid return envelope. The district must receive such ballot by mail or dropped off in the mailbox at the Roosevelt Administration Office, 240 Denton Place, Roosevelt, NY 11575, no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2020.
The election shall be for the purpose of:
(1) to fill two vacancies on the Board of Education, each for a term of three (3) years,
- one term to commence June 9, 2020 and to expire June 30, 2023(Belinda Monroe last incumbent), and
- one term to commence July 1, 2020 and to expire June 30, 2023(Alfred T. Taylor last incumbent);
(2) to transact such other business as may properly come before the voters.
Individuals interested in running for the Board of Education may declare themselves to be a candidate for the Board of Education provided that they submit a statement that includes the candidate’s name and residence, along with the seat for which the candidate is running including the name of the incumbent and the length of the term to be filled to the District Clerk by emailing her at email@example.com no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 11, 2020. Each vacancy is a separate and specific office and a separate declaration is required for each separate office.
The two candidates with the highest number of votes will be elected to office.
Due to the ordered closure of schools, personal registration with the school district will not take place for the June 9, 2020 election. In lieu of such registration, individuals can register through New York State Department of Motor Vehicles voter registration website( https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-applicationwebsite), and be eligible to receive an absentee ballot for the June 9, 2020 election, provided that the individual registers before June 4, 2020. If an individual is unsure whether they are a qualified voter and/or will receive an absentee ballot, contact the District Clerk by email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to confirm if they are registered.