ż School District Election & Budget Vote

 

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
7am - 9pm

żMiddle School West Gym
35 Kreamer St
Bellport, NY  

 
 

Budget Information


The Board of Education and District Administration encourage residents to actively participate in the budget development process for the upcoming school year. Information may be found on the Business Office web page.

Click on the link below.         

 

Voter Eligibility & Registration Information


In order to vote on the budget, residents must be registered.  Voter eligibility requires that you are:

1.    A Citizen of the United States
2.    Eighteen [18] years of age or older on the day of the election
3.    You have lived in the school district for at least 30 days prior to this election.
4.    A registered voter with the school district or with the Suffolk County Board of Elections
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Have a question about your registration?  You may check online with the Suffolk County Board of Elections at the link below:

Click on the link below to print out a New York State Voter Registration Form

Qualified voters can also use the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Electronic Voter Registration Application to register to vote or to update the information they have on file with the New York State Board of Elections. Information regarding that can be located at . The District does not have control over the Department of Motor Vehicles Registration Application process or its registration timelines.  Therefore, qualified voters who intend to register through the Department of Motor Vehicles should do so as soon as possible.

 

Absentee Ballots



Early Mail Ballots


 

Military Ballots


 

Board Candidates


District residents interested in running for a Board of Education position should contact Christine Flynn, District Clerk, at (631) 730-1542 or cflynn@southcountry.org for information.

Packets and petitions nominating candidates for the office of Trustee of the Board of Education will be made available beginning on March 11, 2024, at noon at District Office.  Please call (631) 730-1542 to make an appointment to obtain petitions.

Completed nominating petitions must be filed with the District Clerk at her office in the Administration Building, 189 Dunton Avenue, East Patchogue, New York, not later than 5:00 pm prevailing time on Monday, April 22, 2024. Nominating petitions are to be submitted for two (2) vacancies on the Board of Education each commencing July 1, 2024 and ending June 30, 2027. Petitions are to be signed by at least 35 qualified voters of the district (representing 2% of the number of voters who voted in the previous annual election for members of the Board of Education); must state the name and residence of each signer, and, must state the name and residence of the candidate.

 

Referenda or Propositions


Pursuant to a rule adopted by the Board of Education in accordance with §2035 of the Education Law, any referenda or propositions to amend the budget, or otherwise to be submitted for voting at said election, must be filed with the District Clerk at her office in the Administration Building, 189 Dunton Avenue, East Patchogue, New York, at least sixty (60) days before the date of the Annual Meeting and Election.