TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Dr. Neil L. Howard, Jr.

Superintendent of Schools

518.325.2890 Fax: 518.325.2817 Sandra J. Gardner, Ed.D.

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum 518.325.2805 Fax: 518.325.2893 Cybil C. Howard Assistant Superintendent for Business 518.325.2810 Fax: 518.325.2817 Stella Ritter

Director of Pupil Personnel Services

518.325.2850 Fax: 518.325.2853 John V. Gulisane, Jr.

Pre K-4 Elementary School Principal 518.325.2820 Fax: 518.325.2825 Mary D’Amico 5-8 Intermediate School Principal 518.325.2830 Fax: 518.325.2884 James Buhrmaster

9-12 High School Principal

518.325.2840 Fax: 518.325.2845 Darby Dellea 5-12 Assistant Principal 518.325.2843 5-8 Fax: 518.325.2884 9-12 Fax: 518.325.2845 Nicholas J. Smith Director of Facilities II 518.325.2880 Fax: 518.325.2817 Richard J. Viebrock Supervisor of Transportation 518.325.2870 Fax: 518.325.2874 John Dodds Coordinator of Computer Technology 518.325.2877 Pamela A. Strompf Food Service 518.325.2885 Angela Webster Athletic Director 518.325.2896 Thomas Davis Jr.

Assistant Athletic Director

518.325.2897

Dear Candidate,

Attached is the packet of information to contend for a Board of Education Seat. This year we have one (2) five-year terms commencing on July 1, 2021 and expiring on June 30, 2026 to succeed Board Member, Linda Lee and Board Member, Bonnie Torchia, whose term will expire on June 30, 2021.

The packet includes:

A. Guidelines for Petition & the Petition

B. Candidate Statement Questionnaire

C. Guidelines for Disclosure of Expenses & Contributions &

Disclosure or the Expenses & Contributions (Statements 1 - 3)

D. Proxy Request

Please review the packet, complete, and return your petition and all other requested documents by April 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to the office of the District Clerk. When you return your petition, you might consider making an appointment with the Superintendent of Schools to clarify the roles and responsibilities of a school board member.

The qualifications for running for a board seat are as follows:

• A citizen of the United States

• 18 years’ old

• Must be a resident of the school district for at least one year prior to the election

• Must be able to read and write

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office of the District Clerk between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at (518) 325-2891.

Respectfully,

Ashley M. Goodacre, District Clerk Taconic Hills Central School District

73 County Route 11A, Craryville, NY 12521 518.325.2800

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

A.

GUIDELINES FOR PETITION

1. Last day to file petitions April 19, 2021 until 5 P.M. at the District Office.

2. Names of Candidates for Board Member seats to be drawn by lot at the District Office for position on the ballot:

April 20, 2021 at 9:00 A.M.

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

B.

BOARD MEMBER CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE

When you return your petition as a candidate for the school board vacancy, please furnish us the following information:

• How long have you lived in the District? • What community do you live in?

• What is your occupation?

What is your family connection to the school district? • What is your community connection?

• What other hobbies and/or interests do you have?

• In 25 words or less, please explain why you would like to run for the board.

We reserve the right to edit the above information for appropriateness.

This candidate information must be submitted by email to DistrictClerk@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Please note: In order to run for a school board vacancy, proof of residency is required. Please provide proof of permanent residency, including deed or lease from the residence and a photo ID showing that address. If no photo ID is available, then a copy of a STAR exemption for the candidate’s residence or a redacted tax return, showing the address as the candidate’s residence. Information concerning the annual district election, voting on the proposed budget, election of school board members, and other resolutions will be sent out to residents in early May.

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

C.

GUIDELINES FOR DISCLOSURE OF EXPENSES & CONTRIBUTIONS

School board candidates are required to file campaign expenditure statements. A candidate who spends $500 or less is only required to file a sworn statement with the District Clerk indicating this to be the case.

An initial statement must be filed at least 30 days before the election, a second statement must be filed on or before the fifth day preceding the election and a final statement must be filed within 20 days after the election. The statement must cover the period up to and including the day next preceding the day specified for the filing of the statement. The specific dates are as follows:

Statement #1 April 19, 2021

Statement #2 May 12, 2021

Statement #3 June 7, 2021

If a school board candidate campaign expenditure exceeds $500, the candidate must file a sworn statement with both the District Clerk and the Commissioner of Education itemizing their expenditures and contributions received. This statement must list the amounts of all money or other valuable things paid, given, expended or promised by the candidate, or incurred for or on the candidate’s behalf with his or her approval.

Contribution statements shall include the dollar amount of any donation or the fair market value of any contribution which is other than money, and the name and address of the donor. If the donor is a political committee as defined in section 14-100 of the Election Law, the statement shall include the name of and the political unit represented by the committee, the date of receipt of the donation, the dollar amount of every expenditure, the name and address of the person to whom it was made, and the date thereof.

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2:34. Are school board candidates required to file campaign expenditure statements? Yes. If a school board candidates campaign expenditures exceed $500, the candidate must file a sworn statement with both the district clerk and the commissioner of education itemizing their expenditures and contributions received (1528-1531). This statement must list the amounts of all money or other valuable things paid, given, expended or promised by the candidate, or incurred for or on the candidate’s behalf with his or her approval (1528).

Contribution statements shall include the dollar amount of any donation or the fair market value of any contribution which is other than money, and the name and address of the donor. If the donor is a political committee as defined in section 14-100 of the Election Law, the statement shall include the name of and the political unit represented by the committee, the date of receipt of the donation, the dollar amount of every expenditure, the name and address of the person to whom it was made, and the date thereof (1528(1)(b)).

A candidate who spends $500 or less is only required to file a sworn statement with the district clerk indicating this to be the case (1528). No other campaign expenditure statement is required. An initial statement must be filed at least 30 days before the election, a second statement must be filed on or before the fifth day preceding the election and a final statement must be filed within 20 days after the election (1529(1)). The statement must cover the period up to and including the day next preceding the day specified for the filing of the statement (1529(2)). If any contribution in excess of $1,000 is received after the close of the period to be covered in the last statement filed before the election that contribution must be reported within 24 hours of its receipt (1529(2)). Candidates for community school district education councils in New York City do not need to file these statements (1528(1)).

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AT CRARYVILLE Craryville, New York

DISCLOSURE OF EXPENSES & CONTRIBUTIONS – Statement #1

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

As of I had campaign expenses for

member of the Board of Education.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT State of New York

County of Columbia

On this of before me appeared

to me known and known to me to be the same person described in and who executed the

foregoing instrument and duly acknowledged to me that executed the

same.

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AT CRARYVILLE Craryville, New York

DISCLOSURE OF EXPENSES & CONTRIBUTIONS – Statement #2

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

As of I had campaign expenses for

member of the Board of Education.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT State of New York

County of Columbia

On this of before me appeared

to me known and known to me to be the same person described in and who executed the

foregoing instrument and duly acknowledged to me that executed the

same.

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AT CRARYVILLE Craryville, New York

DISCLOSURE OF EXPENSES & CONTRIBUTIONS – Statement #3

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

As of I had campaign expenses for

member of the Board of Education.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT State of New York

County of Columbia

On this of before me appeared

to me known and known to me to be the same person described in and who executed the

foregoing instrument and duly acknowledged to me that executed the

same.

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

D.

PROXY REQUEST

I, hereby designate

as my proxy to draw names for placement on the ballot for the annual district election to be held on May 18, 2021.

Dated: Signature:

Drawing scheduled for 9:00 a.m. (EDST) on April 20, 2021 at the District Office, Craryville, New York.

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AT CRARYVILLE Petition Nominating a Candidate for the

Office of the Member of the Board of Education TO: District Clerk of the Taconic Hills Central School District

We the undersigned, do hereby state that we are duly qualified voters of the Taconic Hills Central School District at Craryville, County of Columbia, State of New York, and we do hereby nominate the following named person as a candidate for the Office of the Member of the Board of Education.

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Name of Candidate Street Address, Town

Date Print Name Signature Residence (Complete Address)

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TACONIC HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AT CRARYVILLE

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