Notice of Annual Meeting and Election

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Legal Notice
Notice of Annual Meeting and Election
New Hyde Park—Garden City Park Union Free School
District
Towns of Hempstead and North Hempstead
County of Nassau,
State of New York
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District, Towns of Hempstead and North Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, will be held at Manor Oaks-William R. Bowie School, 1950 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park, New York on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. for the presentation of the budget, although the budget will not be voted upon at that time.
AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that the Annual Meeting and Election will be held at
Michael J. Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Avenue, New Hyde Park on May 16, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., at which time all persons who are qualified to vote and who have registered, as provided for in this notice, may vote on the budget expenditures set forth herein and for the election of members of the Board of Education of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District and the Hillside Public Library Board of Trustees.
AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required for the ensuing year for school and library purposes, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained on the District’s website and by any resident in the District during the fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the Annual Meeting and Election, except Saturday, Sunday or holidays, at each of the following school houses and library, during regular school and library hours:
Manor Oaks-William R. Bowie School
1950 Hillside Avenue
New Hyde Park Road School
New Hyde Park Road
Hillside Grade School
West Maple Drive
Garden City Park School
Central Avenue and Third Street
Hillside Public Library
155 Lakeville Road
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that Section 495 of the Real Property Tax Law requires the District to attach to its proposed budget an exemption report. Said exemption report, which will also become part of the final budget, will show how the total assessed value of the final assessment roll used in the budgetary process is exempt from taxation, list every type of exemption granted by statutory authority, and show the cumulative impact of each type of exemption, the cumulative amount expected to be received as payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT) and the cumulative impact of all exemptions granted. In addition, said exemption report will be posted on any bulletin board maintained by the District for public notices and on the District’s website.
AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that the petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education and Hillside Public Library of Trustees must be filed with the Clerk of the District in the Superintendent’s Office at the Manor Oaks- William R. Bowie School, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on school days, and no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017.
The following vacancies are to be filled on the Board of Education:
For a term of three (3) years, commencing July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2020
Tara Notine (last incumbent)
For a term of three (3) years, commencing July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2020
James Reddan (last incumbent)
The following vacancies are to be filled on the Hillside Public Library Board of Trustees:
For a term of five (5) years commencing July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2022
Peter Pinto (last incumbent)
Each vacancy is a separate specific office and a separate petition is required to nominate a candidate to each separate office. Each petition must be directed to the Clerk of the District, must be signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the District, must state the name and residence of each signer, the name and residence of the candidate and describe the specific vacancy for which the candidate is nominated, including at least the length of the term of office and the name of the last incumbent.
For the convenience of the inhabitants of the District, the Board of Education and Hillside Public Library are providing nominating petition forms for candidates, which are available in the Superintendent’s Office at the Manor Oaks-William R. Bowie School, 1950 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park, on school days between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The nominating forms are also available on the District website. These forms are for convenience only and need not be used, and any forms which comply with the Education Law will be acceptable.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the following propositions will be presented and voted upon at the Annual Meeting and Election to be held as provided above on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
PROPOSITION NO. 1
NEW HYDE PARK—
GARDEN CITY PARK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BUDGET
‘RESOLVED, that the annual budget as proposed by the Board of Education of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District, in the sum set forth in the budget estimate heretofore filed pursuant to law, for the maintenance and upkeep of the schools and personnel of the District for the year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 be accepted, and that the necessary tax be levied therefor. Adoption of the budget requires a tax levy increase which does not exceed the statutory tax increase limit for this school fiscal year and therefore does not exceed the state tax cap.’
PROPOSITION NO. 2
NEW HYDE PARK-GARDEN CITY PARK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
CAPITAL RESERVE FUND
‘RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District in the County of Nassau, New York, be authorized to expend an amount not to exceed $1,660,372.64 from the Capital Reserve Fund A established by the District voters on May 15, 2007, and $1,298,359.36 from the Capital Reserve Fund B established by the District voters on October 12, 2010, for a total authorization not to exceed $2,958,732 for the following purposes: (1) exterior masonry walls at New Hyde Park Road School; (2) parapets at Garden City Park School; (3) sidewalks at New Hyde Park Road School; (4) cooling/air conditioning distribution systems at Manor Oaks School; (5) structural floors at Garden City Park School; (6) chimney at Hillside Grade School; (7) sidewalks at Manor Oaks School; (8) interior doors at New Hyde Park Road School; (9) asphalt pavement at Hillside Grade School; (10) roof at Garden City Park School; (11) exterior doors at Manor Oaks School; (12) asphalt at New Hyde Park Road School: (13) exterior masonry walls at Manor Oaks School; (14) exterior masonry walls at Hillside Grade School; (15) interior walls at Garden City Park School; (16) interior non-load bearing walls at Manor Oaks School; (17) interior bearing walls at Hillside Grade School; (18) hot water heater at Garden City Park School; (19) resilient flooring at Garden City Park School; and (20) resilient flooring at New Hyde Park Road School.’
PROPOSITION NO. 3
SEWANHAKA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
BUDGET
‘RESOLVED, that the proposed budget of expenditures of Sewanhaka Central High School
District of Elmont, Floral Park, Franklin Square and New Hyde Park in the County of Nassau, New York for the year 2017-2018 for the purpose shown in the statement of estimated expenditures adopted by the Board of Education, be and the same hereby is approved and the amount thereof shall be raised by a levy of a tax upon the taxable property within said Sewanhaka Central High School District, after first deducting the monies available from state aid and other sources as provided by law.’
PROPOSITION NO. 4
HILLSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
BUDGET
‘RESOLVED, that the annual budget as proposed by the Board of Trustees of the Hillside Public Library in the sum set forth in the budget estimate heretofore filed pursuant to law, for the maintenance and upkeep of the library and personnel of said library for the year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 be accepted, and that the necessary tax be levied therefor.’
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that no person will be allowed to vote on May 16, 2017 unless they have registered for school district voting purposes or for general voting purposes. Personal registration is required.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Board of Registry will meet at the Manor Oaks-William R. Bowie School on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to prepare the Register, and any person will be entitled to have his or her name placed upon such Register, provided that at such meeting of the Board of Registry, he or she is known or is proven to the satisfaction of such Board of Registry, to be then or thereafter entitled to vote at the school election for which the Register is prepared.
The Register so prepared will be filed with the Clerk of the District and such Register will be open for inspection by any qualified voter of the District between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday in the Superintendent’s Office at the Manor Oaks-William R. Bowie School, on each of the five (5) days prior to and on the day of election, except Saturday and Sunday.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that applications for absentee ballots may be obtained in the office of the Superintendent of Schools at the Manor Oaks-William R. Bowie School, 1950 Hillside Avenue, on school days, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The applications are also available on the District website. Such application must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. No absentee ballot will be canvassed unless it is received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the election.
A list of all persons who are issued absentee ballots will be on file with the District Clerk and open for inspection by any qualified voter of the District between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday in the Superintendent’s Office at the Manor Oaks-William R. Bowie School, on each of the five (5) days prior to the day of election, except Saturday and Sunday.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that voting on May 16, 2017 will be by the DC Scanner and Tabulator and there will be one Automark Ballot Marking Device available for any voters needing assistance.
DATED: March 23, 2017
ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
NEW HYDE PARK-
GARDEN CITY PARK
UNION FREE SCHOOL
DISTRICT
TOWNS OF HEMPSTEAD AND NORTH HEMPSTEAD
COUNTY OF NASSAU,
NEW YORK
PATRICIA OLIVE
DISTRICT CLERK
NHP #145542
4X 03/31, 04/14, 04/21,
05/05/2017
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