Election & Voting
NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTING AND PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTING AND PUBLIC HEARING
ISLAND PARK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Board of Education Resolution adopted on December 17, 2018, the Annual Voting of the qualified voters of the Island Park Union Free School District, Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., for the purpose of voting on the combined School and Recreation Budget, and Library Budget of the estimated expenditures of the school fiscal year 2019-2020. Voting shall take place in the Lincoln Orens Middle School, Steven L. Foster Auditorium Foyer, 150 Trafalgar Boulevard, Island Park, New York between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., by voting machine. A copy of said combined school and recreation budget, and library budget may be obtained by any voter in the District, during the fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the aforesaid Annual Voting, at the District Office located at 99 Radcliffe Road, Island Park, New York during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., the Francis X. Hegarty School Main Office, located at 100 Radcliffe Road, the Lincoln Orens Middle School Main Office, located at 150 Trafalgar Boulevard, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays and, at the Island Park Public Library located at 176 Long Beach Road, during the hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and posted on the District’s Internet Website.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, pursuant to Board of Education Resolution adopted on the 17th of December 2018, a PUBLIC HEARING shall be held on May 13, 2019, 7:00 p.m., at the Conference Center, 99 Radcliffe Road, Island Park, New York, for the purpose of discussion of the expenditure of funds and budgeting thereof (ANNUAL BUDGET).
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, on said May 21, 2019 an election will be held for one (1) member of the Board of Education for a term of five (5) years to succeed TARA BYRNE, whose term expires on June 30, 2019; for one (1) member of the Library Board for a term of one (1) year to succeed DEAN BACIGALUPO, whose term expires on June 30, 2019. Petitions nominating candidates for the office of School Board Member and Library Board Trustee must be filed in the office of the District Clerk, at the Conference Center, 99 Radcliffe Road, Island Park, New York, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at least thirty (30) days prior to the election (on or before April 22, 2019). Each petition must be directed to the Clerk of the District; must be signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the District; must state the name and residence of each signer, the name and residence of the candidate; and must describe the specific vacancy for which the candidate is nominated, including the length of the term of office and the name of the last incumbent.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, the Board of Registration shall meet in the Conference Center located at 99 Radcliffe Road, Island Park, New York, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., for the purpose of preparing a register of the qualified voters of the School District for said Annual Voting.
The Register of qualified voters of said School District, prepared at the Annual Election and Voting held on May 15, 2018, shall be used by the said Board of Registration as the basis for the preparation of the Register for said Annual Voting on May 21, 2019. Any person whose name appears on such register or who on or after January 1, 2014 shall have been registered hereunder for any Annual or Special Election and Voting conducted at any time on or after January 1, 2014, will not be required to register personally for the Annual Election and Voting.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, that, pursuant to the provisions of Section 5-612 of the Election Law, any person registered under the provisions of the said Election Law, and so certified as registered by the Board of Elections, County of Nassau, for general election purposes, will be entitled to vote at the said Annual Election and Voting without further registration. Only those persons who shall be registered shall be entitled to vote at said Annual Election and Voting.
Immediately upon its completion, said Register shall be filed in the office of the District Clerk, where it shall be open for inspection by any qualified voter of the School District between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on each of the five (5) days prior to and the day set for the Election and Voting, except Sunday.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that Section 495 of the Real Property Tax Law requires the District to attach to its proposed budget an exemption report. Said exemption report, which will also become part of the final budget, will show how the total assessed value of the final assessment roll used in the budgetary process is exempt from taxation, list every type of exemption granted by statutory authority, and show the cumulative impact of each type of exemption, the cumulated amount expected to be received as payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT) and the cumulative impact of all exemptions granted. In addition, said exemption report shall be posted on any bulletin board maintained by the District for public notices and on the District’s website.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the following additional Propositions shall be presented to the voters for approval at the May 21, 2019 Annual Vote:
PROPOSITION NO. 2
(Five (5) Year Contract with Long Beach City School District)
“RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Island Park Union Free School District, Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau, New York, be authorized to enter into a contract for the term of five (5) years to commence July 1, 2019, with the Long Beach City School District, for the education, on a tuition basis, of the Island Park School District’s secondary school students. A copy of proposed contract is on file with the District Clerk.”
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Island Park Union Free School District
Island Park, Town of Hempstead
Nassau County, New York
Jack Vobis, President Board of Education
Marianne DeCicco, District Clerk
Dated: March 1, 2019
Island Park, NY