2019-20 School Budget Vote
2019-20 School Budget Vote
& Board of Education Elections
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
All voting takes place at
Pearl River High School's Pirate Cove
275 East Central Avenue.
Pearl River School District has consolidated to one polling place for all voters
at Pearl River High School's Pirate Cove.
This does not impact polling places for general elections.
2019-20 School Budget Vote & Board of Education Elections - Key Dates
Budget Information Sessions - District Administration Building (135 W. Crooked Hill Rd.)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. - Workshop/Presentation on Budget Program Component
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. - Budget Workshop on Administrative and Capital Components
2019-20 School Budget Adoption by BOE - District Administration Building
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 • 7:00 p.m.
Last Day for Citizens' and Candidates' Petitions - District Administration Building
Monday, April 22, 2019 • 5:00 p.m.
Public Budget Hearing - District Administration Building
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 • 7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Candidates' Night - District Administration Building
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. (Tentative)
School Budget Vote & BOE Election - Pearl River High School's Pirate Cove (275 E. Central Ave.)
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 • 7:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m.
2019-20 School Board Election Information
Qualified Board of Education candidates interested in running for the board must submit a nominating petition signed by 28 or more Pearl River School District qualified voters. District residents seeking to place a citizen-initiated petition on the May 21st ballot must submit a petition signed by 70 or more Pearl River School District qualified voters. All petitions must be returned to the district clerk's office by 5:00 PM on Monday, April 22nd. Blank petitions are available in the district clerk's office at 135 West Crooked Hill Road, Pearl River, and open between the hours of 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
There are two seats open for the Board of Education. The term commences on July 1, 2019 and runs through June 30, 2022. Our candidate's night is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th. Elections will be held on Tuesday, May 21st, together with the Annual School Budget Vote.
For additional information, contact Mary Flanagan, the district clerk, at email@example.com or 845-620-3924.
Informative links will be made available
once they are presented to the
Board of Education.
Who May Vote - Voter Registration:
In order to vote in the upcoming school budget vote and board elections, voters must be registered with the Rockland County Board of Elections or Pearl River School District. If you are registered but have not voted in a general or school election since 2015, you must re-register. If you are registered but have either moved into the district or moved from one address to another within the district, you must re-register.
To find out if you are registered, contact the district clerk, Mary Flanagan, at 620-3924. Eligible residents can register with Mrs. Flanagan in the district administration offices during regular office hours. In-person registration is required along with photo identification and proof of residence. The district administration building is located at 135 West Crooked Hill Road, Pearl River. The last day to register for the school vote is Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
To be eligible to register, you must be:
• 18 years of age or older on the day of the vote
• A citizen of the United States
• A resident of the Pearl River School District for at least 30 days prior to the day of the vote
Registered voters unable to make it to
the polls during polling hours can obtain
an absentee ballot, starting Wednesday,
May 8th, from the district clerk,
Mary Flanagan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-620-3924. Ballots must be returned to Mrs. Flanagan no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21st.