Budget and Tax Information

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting and Budget Vote will be held on May 18, 2021.

VOTE DAY DETAILS

The annual school district budget vote and Board of Education elections will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in the Fallsburg Junior Senior High School Library.  

VOTER INFORMATION

Registration:
You may register with the District Clerk in the Central office, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, except weekends and holidays or through the Sullivan County Board of Elections. Valid ID and current proof of residency required.

NOT SURE WHERE YOU'RE REGISTERED TO VOTE?

The annual school district budget vote and Board of Education elections will be held on Tuesday, May 18,  2021.  Not sure if you are registered to vote? The Fallsburg Poll Place Finder will help you locate your registration.

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, you may register to vote in the Central Office located in the Jr./Sr. High School on May 12, 2021 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

 

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
Absentee ballots will be available for this Election and Vote.  Qualified voters may apply for absentee ballots for the Election and Vote at the Office of the School District Clerk, 115 Brickman Road, Fallsburg, New York or by emailing ssatz@fallsburgcsd.net or calling 845-434-6800 ext 1215. The application must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days prior to the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter or the day before the election, if the ballot will be picked up personally by the voter or their agent.  Absentee ballots must be received at the Office of the School District Clerk by no later than 5:00 PM, prevailing time, on the day of the Election and Vote, May 18, 2021.    

 

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 Member Qualifications

  • 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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