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NOTICE OF SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION

Voting will be held at the:
Berlin Elementary School, 53 School Street, in Berlin on
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, from 12:00 – 9:00 PM.

Qualified voters will be asked to vote on:

THE 2018-2019 BUDGET

The Budget for the 2018 – 2019 school year is not to exceed $20,569,913. This is an increase of 1.5% in the tax levy.

PROPOSITION NO. 1
Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit:
RESOLVED: That the Board of Education of the Berlin Central School District, Rensselaer County, New York, is hereby authorized to purchase in fiscal year 2018-2019 one(1) 66 passenger bus and expend a gross sum not to exceed $125,000. Which said total sum of $125,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, may be raised by issue of obligations of the district therefore in accordance with the education law and local finance law.

BOARD OF EDUCATION SEATS

There are two people running for two open seats on the Berlin Central School District Board of Education. Both seats are three-year terms. Voters will have the opportunity to vote for two candidates. The candidates will appear on the ballot in the following order as determined by a random drawing.

Kellie Kaschak                                                                                                                                                                   
Katie Snyder

Applications for Absentee Ballots
Applications for absentee ballots can be requested by qualified voters if the voter is unable to appear in person to vote due to illness, physical disability, hospitalization; because of duties, occupation, business or studies outside of the county or town; vacation. Absentee ballot applications can be obtained from the District Clerk. Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter.  Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 PM, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Anyone who has questions regarding the voting process can contact the
District Clerk, Mary Grant at 518-658-1500.