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    Special Board of Education Meeting- April 15, 2021:

    ATTICA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

    NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

     A Special Meeting of the Attica Central School District Board of Education will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    in the Attica Senior High School Library, 3338 E. Main Street, Attica, NY 14011, for the purpose of the 2021-22 school budget.

    By Order of the Board of Education

    Attica Central School District

    Rebecca Sphar, District Clerk

     

    Audit Committee Meeting- April 22, 2021:  

     

    The ATTICA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT’S AUDIT COMMITTEE 

    Will hold a meeting on

    April 22, 2021

    6:00 p.m.

     Attica Central High School Library

    3338 East Main Street Road, Attica, NY 14011

     

    Annual Vote- May 18, 2021:

    ATTICA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

    NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLIC HEARING AND VOTE

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Annual School District Vote (the “Annual Vote”) of the Attica Central School District, New York (the “District”) will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 1:00 o’clock p.m. prevailing time to 9:00 o’clock p.m. prevailing time, in the High School Performing Arts Center (Auditorium) Lobby, 3338 E. Main St., Attica, NY,  for the purposes of electing two (2) members of the Board of Education of the District (the “Board”), electing three (3) members of the Board of Trustees of the Stevens Memorial Community Library (the “Library”), voting on the budget of the District for the 2021-22 fiscal year, voting on the budget of the Library for the 2021-22 fiscal year, voting on one other proposition, and transacting such other business as may be authorized by law.

    ALL VOTERS WILL BE ASKED FOR PROOF OF RESIDENCY.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that voting at the Annual Vote shall consist of the Board election, voting on the following propositions, and voting on any other propositions that may be authorized by law and the rules of the Board to be voted on at such time:

    PROPOSITION #1 - BUDGET – Shall the following resolution be adopted?

    RESOLVED, that the budget for the Attica Central School District, Wyoming County, New York (the “District”) for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, as presented by the Board of Education, is hereby approved and adopted, and the required funds therefor are hereby appropriated and the necessary real property taxes required shall be raised by a tax on the taxable property in the District to be levied and collected as required by law.

    PROPOSITION #2 - Purchase of Bus and Minivan for the Transportation Program (using monies already on hand in the transportation reserve) – Shall the following resolution be adopted?

    RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Attica Central School District, Wyoming County, New York (the “District”) be, and it hereby is, authorized to purchase a 22-passenger bus and related equipment at a maximum estimated cost of $60,000 and a 7-passenger minivan and related equipment at a maximum estimated cost of $32,000, both for use in the transportation program of the District, utilizing $92,000 from funds currently on hand in the District’s Transportation Reserve Fund?

    PROPOSITION #3 - LIBRARY – Shall the following resolution be adopted?

    RESOLVED, that pursuant to Education Law Section 259, that the budget for the Stevens Memorial Community Library, Wyoming County, New York (the “Library”) for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, as presented by the Board of Trustees of the Library in the amount of $188,547, is hereby approved and adopted, and the required funds therefor are hereby appropriated and the necessary real property taxes required shall be raised by a tax on the taxable property in the Attica Central School District, Wyoming County, New York to be levied and collected as required by law.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that District residents may obtain a copy of the budget at any schoolhouse in the District, during designated hours, on each day other than a Saturday, Sunday or holidays, during the fourteen days preceding the date of the annual meeting and election between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that electronic voting machines will be used to record the vote on the budget and on the election of members of the Board.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board of the District had adopted Rules for the Use of Voting Machines and the Submission of Questions or Propositions to be Placed Thereon, and printed copies for general distribution in the District are available in the Office of the District Clerk, at 3338 East Main Street, Attica NY 14011

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board has scheduled a Public Hearing on May 5, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Attica Central School Performing Arts Center (Auditorium), 3338 E. Main Street, Attica, NY, for the purpose of receiving citizen comments concerning the 2021-22 Budget.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the election of members of the Board will be held to fill two (2) at-large seats on the Board, each of which shall be for a three (3) year term commencing July 1, 2021.  Petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board shall be directed to the District Clerk, shall be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the District, shall state the name and residence of the candidate, shall state the residence of each signer, and shall be filed in the District Clerk’s office, 3338 East Main St., Attica, NY, by 5:00 p.m. on April 19, 2021.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays, from the District Clerk.  Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the Annual Vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the Annual Vote, 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., prevailing time, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  A list of persons to whom absentee ballots are issued will be available for inspection by qualified voters in the office of the District Clerk, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, until the day set for voting, except for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, and said list will be available at the polling place. 

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that military voters who are qualified voters of the School District may apply for a military ballot by requesting an application from the District Clerk. For a military voter to be issued a military ballot, the District Clerk must have received a valid ballot application no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 22, 2021. In a request for a military ballot application or ballot, the military voter may indicate their preference for receiving the application or ballot by mail, facsimile transmission or electronic mail.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the District is closely monitoring all current and future legal developments as they pertain to District elections and budget votes. Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus and Governor Cuomo’s executive orders mandating the closure of all schools and modifications of school elections, the deadlines and procedures stated herein may change as required by law or consistent with further state guidance. All District residents are encouraged to closely monitor the Districts’ website at www.atticacsd.org for the most up-to-date information concerning the District’s annual vote.

    BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Attica Central School District

    Rebecca Sphar, District Clerk

    March 25, 2021