District News

School budget hearing set for May 8

A public hearing on the proposed 2017-18 Canajoharie Central School District budget will begin at 6:30 p.m. May 8 in the high school auditorium.

The annual budget vote and board election will be held from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Canajoharie High School.

In addition to voting on the budget, residents will be asked to elect one member to the Board of Education. The seat currently held by Dr. Carol Balfe will be on the ballot for a five-year term commencing on July 1, 2017.

Petitions nominating candidates for the Board of Education can be obtained from the District Clerk and are due April 17. Each petition needs to be signed by at least 25 voters of the district, and must state the name and residence of the candidate.

Applications for absentee ballots are available from the District Clerk. Completed absentee ballot applications must be received by May 9 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. Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the District Clerk by 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 16.