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Notice: Special Meeting of Voters

NOTICE OF SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING
OF THE VOTERS OF THE
SHERBURNE-EARLVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE SHERBURNE-EARLVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that pursuant to a Resolution adopted by the Board of Education of the District on the October 17, 2022, a Special meeting of the qualified voters of said School District will be in the entrance to the Middle/High School Auditorium located at 15 School Street, Sherburne, New York on December 13, 2022 from Noon to 8 p.m., prevailing time, for the purpose of voting on the following proposition:
 
PROPOSITION
Shall the Board of Education undertake a project consisting of the reconstruction and renovation of, and the construction of improvements, additions and upgrades to various District buildings and facilities and the sites thereof, including conversion of the existing athletic field to a synthetic turf field and other athletic field and playfield improvements and additions, the purchase of original furnishings, equipment, machinery and   apparatus required in connection with the purposes for which such buildings, facilities and sites are used, all to include site, access, lighting, parking, demolition, utility, mechanical, plumbing and electrical improvements as well as payment of professional fees and all other necessary costs incidental to such work (the “Project”) at a total maximum estimated cost of $29,000,000 and to pay for the Project by (i) spending $1,971,963 in surplus funds from the District’s prior capital project approved by the District’s voters in May of 2018, and (ii) by the levy of a tax which is hereby voted in the amount of $27,028,037, subject to available State aid or to any other revenues available for such purpose, which tax shall be levied and collected in annual installments in such years and in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Education and in anticipation of the collection of such tax, bonds and notes of the District are hereby authorized to be issued at one time, or from time to time, in the principal amount not to exceed $27,028,037, and a tax is hereby voted to pay the principal and interest on said obligations when due?
 
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that qualified voters of the District may obtain applications for an absentee ballot from the office of the Clerk of the District. Completed applications must be received by the Clerk of the District no later than 4:00 p.m. on December 12, 2022, if the ballot will be personally delivered to the voter, and must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on December 6, 2022, if the absentee ballot is to be mailed to the voter. A listing of all persons to whom an absentee ballot is issued will be available for inspection by any qualified voter in the office of the Clerk of the District between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. through December 12, 2022, except on Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.   
 
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that military ballots may be applied for by qualified voters by requesting an application from the District Clerk at (607) 674-7330 or [email protected]. Completed applications for military ballots must be received by the Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 17, 2022. In a request for a military ballot application or ballot, the military voter may indicate their preference for receiving the application or ballot by mail, facsimile transmission or electronic mail. An individual will qualify as a military voter if he or she (1) is a qualified voter of the State of New York, who is in actual military service, and by reason of such military service is absent from the District on the day of the election, or is a voter who is discharged from military service within 30 days of an election; or (2) a spouse, parent, child, or dependent of such service member who is a qualified voter and is absent due to accompanying or being with the military service member. 
 
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Board of Education of the Sherburne-Earlville Central School District has previously complied with the requirements of the State Environmental Quality Review Act (the “SEQRA Act”), Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law, as amended, and the Regulations of the Department of Environmental Conservation thereunder (the “Regulations”). No further action under the SEQRA Act and Regulations is required.
 
DATED: October 17, 2022
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

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