2022 Annual Meeting/Vote Legal Notice
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION
WARSAW CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
TOWN OF WARSAW
COUNTY OF WYOMING
STATE OF NEW YORK
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Warsaw Central School District, Wyoming County, New York, will be held in the Warsaw Middle/High School located at 81 West Court Street, Warsaw, New York on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 6:30 PM prevailing time, for the presentation of the budget.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a copy of the budget or statement of the amount of money which will be required for the ensuing year for school purposes exclusive of public moneys, may be obtained upon request by any voter in the District during the fourteen days immediately preceding the Annual Meeting, except Saturday, Sunday and holidays, from the Office of the District Clerk, at each of the public school houses of the District during the hours of 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM prevailing time, and on the District’s website.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the annual meeting of the qualified voters of the Warsaw Central School District, Wyoming County, New York, will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 8:00 PM, prevailing time, in the Warsaw Elementary School, located at 153 W. Buffalo Street, Warsaw, New York, for the purpose(s) of voting on the budget for the fiscal year, voting on a proposition to determine whether the annual appropriation for the Warsaw Public Library should be increased and to authorize the amount thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the District, and electing one (1) member of the Board of Education for a 5-year term to commence on July 1, 2022 to succeed Dean Robb.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the voting on the budget and other propositions will consist of voting on the following propositions, as well as other such matters as may be lawfully presented at the meeting:
PROPOSITION NUMBER 1
Shall the following resolution be adopted?
RESOLVED, that the budget for the Warsaw Central School District, County of Wyoming, New York, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023 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 said District to be levied and collected as required by law.
PROPOSITION NUMBER 2
LIBRARY APPROPRIATION INCREASE
Shall the following resolution be adopted?
RESOLVED, that the annual appropriation for the operation of the Warsaw Public Library be increased from $42,573.00 to $43,963.00 and that the Board of Education of the Warsaw Central School District, Wyoming County, New York, be authorized to levy the necessary taxes therefor.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education shall be nominated by petition. Each petition shall be directed to the Clerk of the District, shall be signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the District, state the residence of each signer, and shall state the name and residence of the candidate. Each petition shall be filed with the Clerk of said District at her office in the Warsaw Central School Central Office Building, not later than Monday, April 18, 2022 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the qualified voters of the District shall be entitled to vote at said annual vote and election. A qualified voter is one who is (1) a citizen of the United States of America, (2) eighteen years of age or older, and (3) resident within the District for a period of thirty (30) days next preceding the annual vote and election.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable at the office of the School District Clerk during regular business hours (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays). Any such application must be received by the District Clerk at least seven days before the date of the aforesaid Annual Meeting/Vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before such Annual Meeting/Vote, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. A list of all persons to whom absentee voter’s ballots shall have been issued shall be available for public inspection in the office of the School District Clerk not less than five days prior to the date of the Annual Meeting/Vote (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays) during regular office hours until the date of the aforesaid Annual Meeting/Vote. In addition, such list shall also be posted conspicuously at the place of voting during the hours of such Annual Meeting/Vote.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that military voters who are qualified voters of the 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 21, 2022. 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, the deadlines, location 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 District’s website at https://www.warsawcsd.org/ for the most up-to-date information concerning the District’s annual vote.
Tamarah R. Plotz, District Clerk
Warsaw Central School District
Town of Warsaw
County of Wyoming
State of New York
Dated: March 18, 2022