School board petitions available; budget
Petitions are available at the district office
for prospective school board candidates.
Canajoharie Central School District residents
will be asked to elect one member to the Board of Education during
the May 16 budget vote and board election. The seat currently held
by Dr. Carol Balfe will be on the ballot for a five-year term
commencing July 1, 2017.
Petitions nominating candidates to 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.
The budget vote and election will be held from
noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Canajoharie High School. A public
hearing on the proposed 2017-18 district budget will begin at 6:30
p.m. May 8 in the high school auditorium.
Applications for absentee ballots are available
from the district clerk. Completed absentee ballot applications must
be returned 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 (the day of the
For more information, call the district office at