Information Available to the Public
2020-2021 Budget Brochure
Annual Budget Vote - Notice of Important Changes due to Covid-19 Closure
Due to the NYS PAUSE Order and the Governor's Executive Order 202.26, the District is required to make the following changes to the District's Budget Hearing, Budget Vote and Board of Education Member election for the 2020-2021 school year budget vote and Board Member election process.
1. Date of Annual Budget Hearing: Thursday May 28th, 2020
Please note that the District's Budget Hearing will be held remotely on Thursday May 28th at 6:30 pm. District residents can view the Budget Hearing via remote access. Click Here to View the Public Hearing (link will not be active until the time of the meeting)
2. Date of Annual Budget Vote and Board Member Election: Tuesday June 9, 2020
Please note that the District's budget vote and Board of Education member election will be held by absentee ballot ONLY.
All qualified voters of the District are eligible to vote by absentee ballot. The District will mail absentee ballots with postage-paid return envelopes to registered voters. Any qualified voter who is not registered to vote with the Chautauqua County Board of Elections or registered voters who do not receive a ballot by May 28, 2020 may request a ballot by contacting the District Clerk Laura Smith at (716) 569-7041 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ballots can be returned by mail or delivered by hand to the High School Office, 26 Institute St. Frewsburg, NY 14738, on Tuesdays and Fridays between 8:00 AM and 2:30 PM.
Click Here to view the list of registered voters who were mailed an absentee ballot. If you wish to vote and you are not on this list or you did not receive a ballot in the mail, please contact Laura Smith at the phone number or email listed above.
All ballots must be received by 5:00 pm on Election Day, June 9th, 2020.
Ballots will be opened remotely beginning at 5:00 PM June 9, 2020- Click here to view (link will not be available until that time)
3. Voter Qualifications
In order to qualify to vote on the District's Budget and Board Members elections you must meet all of the following qualifications:
- Be a U.S. Citizen
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Be a resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to the budget vote date (Tuesday June 9th)
- Not be prohibited from voting under NYS Education Law
For further information please contact Laura Smith, District Clerk @ 716-569-7041 or email: email@example.com
2020-2021 Budget Development Timeline
Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 5:15 p.m. in the MS/HS Multi-Purpose Room: Budget Workshop #1
Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 5:15 p.m. in the MS/HS Multi-Purpose Room: Budget Workshop #2
Monday, April 6, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. Via Zoom: Budget Workshop #3
Thursday, May 14, 2020- Regular Board of Education Meeting- Board Approved 2020-2021 Budget
Thursday, May 21, 2020- Budget Available to the Public
Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 6:30 PM- Budget Public Hearing Via Zoom
Tuesday, June 9, 2020- Budget Vote/Board Member Election