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NEWFIELD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET VOTE #2 RESULTS

June 21, 2022 

The following are the results of the voting held at Newfield Central School.  

Proposition 1: Budget

SHALL THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE NEWFIELD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO SPEND $22,231,531 FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPERATING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR AND TO LEVY THE NECESSARY TAX THEREAFTER? ADOPTION OF THE BUDGET REQUIRES A TAX LEVY INCREASE OF 8.50% WHICH EXCEEDS THE STATUTORY TAX LEVY INCREASE LIMIT OF 4.89% FOR THIS SCHOOL FISCAL YEAR AND THEREFORE EXCEEDS THE STATE TAX CAP AND MUST BE APPROVED BY SIXTY PERCENT OF THE QUALIFIED VOTERS PRESENT AND VOTING.

 

TOTAL YES: 384

TOTAL NO: 168

TOTAL VOTES CAST: 552



 




Thank you for voting!

The following are the results of the voting held at Newfield Central School.  

Proposition 1: Budget

SHALL THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE NEWFIELD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO SPEND $22,413,422 FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPERATING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR AND TO LEVY THE NECESSARY TAX THEREAFTER? ADOPTION OF THE BUDGET REQUIRES A TAX LEVY INCREASE OF 14.00% WHICH EXCEEDS THE STATUTORY TAX LEVY INCREASE LIMIT OF 4.89% FOR THIS SCHOOL FISCAL YEAR AND THEREFORE EXCEEDS THE STATE TAX CAP AND MUST BE APPROVED BY SIXTY PERCENT OF THE QUALIFIED VOTERS PRESENT AND VOTING.


TOTAL YES: 151
TOTAL NO: 134
TOTAL VOTES CAST: 285 - FAILED

 

Proposition 2: Purchase of School Vehicles
Shall the following resolution be adopted to wit: RESOLVED THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE NEWFIELD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO UNDERTAKE THE ACQUISITION OF TWO SCHOOL BUSES AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST OF $145,000 EACH, AND ONE SUBURBAN AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST OF $50,000, ALL AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM AGGREGATE COST OF $340,000, LESS TRADE-IN VALUE, IF ANY, AND THAT SUCH COSTS, OR SO MUCH THEREOF AS MAY BE NECESSARY, SHALL BE RAISED BY THE LEVY OF A TAX TO BE COLLECTED IN ANNUAL INSTALLMENTS; AND, IN ANTICIPATION OF SUCH TAX, DEBT OBLIGATIONS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AS MAY BE NECESSARY NOT TO EXCEED $340,000 SHALL BE ISSUED, OR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ENTER INTO AN INSTALLMENT PURCHASE CONTRACT IF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION DETERMINES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO FINANCE THE PURCHASE IN THAT METHOD

TOTAL YES: 184
TOTAL NO: 104
TOTAL VOTES CAST: 288 - Passed


The BOE election order is as follows.   Congratulations to all of BOE members!

Christina Ward - 198
Diana Griffin - 178
Michael Jordan - 171
Shana Claar - 168

Write in votes as follows:
Jennifer Pawlewicz - 4
George Taylor - 2
Bruce Hunter - 1
Ben Emery - 1
Charley Reco - 1
Jack Brad Nelson - 1
Brad Scott - 1
Mike Smith - 1
Brian Morgan - 1
Peter Pan - 1
Pope Smert - 1
Richard Nixon - 1
James Hoffa - 1
Me - 1
Myself - 1
I - 1





Pursuant to the Education Law, Section 2013, and by resolution of the Board of Education, voting on the 2022-2023 Budget Proposition, Purchase of School vehicles Proposition and election of four Board Members will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2022, between the hours of 12:00 Noon and 9:00 P.M. prevailing time at Newfield Elementary School, Lower Gym, 247 Main Street, Newfield New York at which time the polls will be open to vote by ballot or machine.

There will be two (2) propositions on the 2022-2023 ballot:

PROPOSITION 1:
 
SHALL THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE NEWFIELD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO SPEND $22,413,422 FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPERATING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR AND TO LEVY THE NECESSARY TAX THEREAFTER? ADOPTION OF THE BUDGET REQUIRES A TAX LEVY INCREASE OF 14.00% WHICH EXCEEDS THE STATUTORY TAX LEVY INCREASE LIMIT OF 4.89% FOR THIS SCHOOL FISCAL YEAR AND THEREFORE EXCEEDS THE STATE TAX CAP AND MUST BE APPROVED BY SIXTY PERCENT OF THE QUALIFIED VOTERS PRESENT AND VOTING.
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PROPOSITION 2:
Shall the following resolution be adopted to wit:
RESOLVED THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE NEWFIELD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO UNDERTAKE THE ACQUISITION OF TWO SCHOOL BUSES AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST OF $145,000 EACH, AND ONE SUBURBAN AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST OF $50,000, ALL AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM AGGREGATE COST OF $340,000, LESS TRADE-IN VALUE, IF ANY, AND THAT SUCH COSTS, OR SO MUCH THEREOF AS MAY BE NECESSARY, SHALL BE RAISED BY THE LEVY OF A TAX TO BE COLLECTED IN ANNUAL INSTALLMENTS; AND, IN ANTICIPATION OF SUCH TAX, DEBT OBLIGATIONS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AS MAY BE NECESSARY NOT TO EXCEED $340,000 SHALL BE ISSUED, OR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ENTER INTO AN INSTALLMENT PURCHASE CONTRACT IF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION DETERMINES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO FINANCE THE PURCHASE IN THAT METHOD

Voting By Absentee Ballot: Please e-mail the District Clerk at Lori Owens or call the District Office at 564-9955 ext. 4140 to request an Absentee Ballot be sent to your physical mailing address (this is where you receive postal mail.)
 
  1. There will be directions enclosed in the ballot, including how to mail your ballot back. Please make sure all marks are clear, and the voter envelope has all requested information completed.
  2. There is an envelope enclosed for return.
  3. Ballots need to be received by the District Clerk no later than 5 pm on May 17, 2022, for your vote to be canvassed. We WILL NOT be going by postmark.
  4. You can mail the ballot OR you can use the drop box located in the District Office at the Elementary School.  The office will be open 8am-4pm all days preceding election day and 8 am to 5 pm May 17, 2022.
 
Any absentee ballot received after 5:00 PM on 5/17/22, can not be accepted


QUALIFICATIONS TO VOTE:
To vote in a school district budget vote and board election, you do not need to be a       
registered voter.  However, you must:
 
  1. Be a citizen of the United States;
  2. Be 18 years of age or older;
  3. Be a resident within the district for a period of 30 days preceding the date of the vote.



 Candidate information links below.
 
 
 
 
 
CONTACT
Mr. Eric Hartz, Superintendent
District Office
247 Main Street, Newfield, NY 14867

Phone: (607) 564-9955
Fax: (607) 564-0055
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