Budget Vote and Board of Education Member Election Information

BUDGET VOTE RESULTS:
Proposition 1: Proposed 2022-2023 Budget - PASS
Proposition 2: Purchase of School Vehicles - PASS
Proposition 3: Capital Improvements Project - PASS

Two Board of Education candidates were elected with write-in votes:
Mrs. Jessica Horton
Mrs. Jennifer Pisa



The District is closely monitoring all developments as they pertain to District elections and budget votes due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus.


The School Budget Vote is Tuesday, May 17, 2022 for all eligible district residents. 

ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING – Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in the North Collins Central School Jr.-Sr. High School Library Media Center at 7:00 p.m.

ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in the North Collins Jr.-Sr. High School Gymnasium, 12:00 noon until 9:00 p.m.  The Board of Education will adopt the recommended School Budget for the 2022-2023 school year on or before April 22, 2022.  Copies of the budget will be available in the District Office by Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (14 days before vote).  Two (2) Board Member vacancies will be filled this year for terms beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2027.  The five-year terms of Shannon McGrath-Locking and Lisa Petrus will expire on June 30, 2022.  Please see Superintendent's Disclosure Statement for budget details.

QUALIFIED VOTERS ELIGIBILITY

  • A Citizen of the United States
  • Eighteen (18) years of age
  • A resident within the district for a period of thirty (30) days prior to the vote

NOTICE

In compliance with Sections §1608 and §1716 of the Education Law which states that the Statement of Expenditures must be completed at least 14 days prior to the Annual Meeting, Budget Vote and Election (May 17, 2022) you are hereby notified that said STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURES will be available for review in the District Office of the North Collins Central School District on May 3, 2022, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.


Related:
To view previous external audited financial statements and final annual budgets, please click here.  Please see previous original adopted budgets, financial plan, and additional information at the bottom of this page.  Previous school year information is organized into folders.

To view the NYSOSC Audit, click here.


NOMINATING PETITIONS FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION

Nominating petitions and Board Candidate Expenditure Statements for the election will be available at the bottom of this page on March 24, 2022 and in the District Office for anyone wishing to become a candidate for the School Board election.  Completed petitions must be submitted to the District Clerk at 2045 School Street, North Collins, NY, by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022.

Election will be conducted for two (2) seats: Full Five (5) Year Terms 7/01/22-6/30/27

If you have questions about running for the School Board, please see the information provided by New York School Boards Association at this link:  https://www.nyssba.org/clientuploads/nsbmx/index.html.



ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Applications for absentee ballots will be available starting April 18, 2022, in the District Office of the Jr.-Sr. High School Building, 2045 School Street, North Collins, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on regular business days, Monday through Friday.

Military voters who are qualified voters of the school district may apply for a military absentee ballot.  Applications for military ballots may be obtained from the District Clerk's Office by calling 716-337-0101, ext. 1301, or email [email protected], and the military voter may designate a preference to receive the application by mail, fax or email.  Completed applications for military ballots must be received by the District Clerk or her designee no later than April 21, 2022 (26 days before the vote).

A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots shall have been issued will be available in the Office of the Clerk of the District, where it shall be open for inspection by any qualified voter of the District, until the day set for voting.  Any individual desiring a copy of the list should contact Kathy Mason, District Clerk, at [email protected] or call 716-337-0101 ext. 1301 to make arrangements to view a copy.

All completed absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on the day of voting, May 17, 2022.



ECASB WORKSHOP FOR PROSPECTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

The Erie County Association of School Boards (ECASB) offered a free workshop for prospective School Board Members on Saturday, March 26, 2022, from 8:00 am – 10:30 am at the Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus located at 355 Harlem Road, Building B, Conference Room B1, West Seneca. Please see the flyer attached at the bottom of this page for additional details. 

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