Budget and Tax Information

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting and Budget Vote will be held on June 9, 2020. All voting will be completed by absentee ballots. All registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail. 

VOTE DAY DETAILS

The annual school district budget vote and Board of Education elections will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 via absentee ballot. 

VOTER INFORMATION

Registration:
Please email ssatz@fallsburgcsd.net for assistance with registering until further notice. 
 

NOT SURE WHERE YOU'RE REGISTERED TO VOTE?

The annual school district budget vote and Board of Education elections will be held on Tuesday, June 9 via absentee ballot.  Not sure if you are registered to vote? The Fallsburg Poll Place Finder will help you locate your registration. Click here to enter your name, zip code and date of birth.

QUALIFICATIONS - WHO MAY VOTE?

In order to be legally qualified to vote in the annual school district budget vote and Board of Education election, a person must be:

  • A citizen of the United States.
  • At least 18 years of age or older.
  • A resident within the Fallsburg Central School District for at least 30 days immediately preceding the voting (must be your primary, permanent residence).
  • Registered to vote. The registration of voters is valid for a period of four years. If the resident has not voted within that period, they must re-register. All new residents must register to vote. Residents of the district who are registered to vote in a general election are eligible to vote at school district meetings and elections without further special school district registration.

VOTER REGISTRATION DAY

If you are not already registered to vote in the Fallsburg Central School District, and meet the above qualifications, please contact ssatz@fallsburgcsd.net

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT 
All voters will receive a ballot in the mail with a postage paid return envelope included.  

For more information, contact the district clerk's office at 845-434-6800 ext. 1215 or ssatz@fallsburgcsd.net.

 

Q: Can a resident with dual home ownership vote in person in one district and by absentee ballot in the other?

A: No. A person may have only one legal residence or domicile for purposes of voting at a school district election. Without proof of permanent residence, the owner of a home within a school district would not be entitled to an absentee ballot.


Board of Education Election

In addition to voting on the proposed budget, district residents vote to elect Board of Education members each year. All candidates must self nominate and alert the District Clerk at ssatz@fallsburgcsd.net of their intent to be a candidate on the ballot no later than May 11, 2020 at 5:00PM. Candidates can email or mail their letter of intent but it must be received by the District Clerk before 5:00PM on May 11th. 

  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be a qualified voter of the district, that is, he/she must be a citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years or older
  • Not be a convicted felon or have been adjudged incompetent
  • Must be and has been a resident of the district for at least one year prior to the election but need not be a taxpayer
  • May be the only member of his/her family on the school board (defined as those within the same household)
  • May not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office
  • Must not have been removed from a school district office within one year of the election
  • May not be a current employee of the district
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