School Budget Vote 2021-22
2021-22 School Budget & Board of Education Election Voting Results
School Budget – Passed
Yes - 1220 No -359
Thank you Pearl River for your continued support!
Proposition #1: Energy Performance Contract - Passed
Yes - 1303 No - 238
Board of Education Election (2 seats open)
Bruce Bond - 671 votes
Thomas DePrisco - 851 votes
Jackie Dubil Craig -992 votes
James Minicozzi - 122 votes
Robert Wells - 285 votes
2021-22 School Budget Vote
2021-22 School Budget Vote
& Board of Education Election
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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
2021-22 School Budget Vote & Board of Education Election - Key Dates
2021-22 School Budget Newsletter
Overall 2021-22 School Budget Calendar
BOE Meeting Sessions
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 • 7:00 PM - Budget Presentation
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 • 7:00 PM - Budget Workshop on Administrative and Capital Components
Last Day for Candidates' Petitions - District Administration Building
April 19, 2021 by 5:00 PM
2021-22 School Budget Adoption by BOE
2021-22 Rockland BOCES Election & Budget Vote
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 • 7:00 PM
2021-22 School Budget Hearing
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 • 7:00 PM
Board of Education Candidates' Night - District Administration Building
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 • 7:00 PM
2021-22 School Budget Vote & BOE Election Results
May 18, 2021 • 9:00 PM
Proposition #1: Energy Performance Contract
Voters will be asked to vote on an energy performance contract that will allow PRSD to receive an additional 10% in State Aid for energy conservation improvements that will be funded by energy cost savings and State Aid with no resulting cost to the District. Energy Performance Contract Presentation
Budget Notice Regarding Transportation
The Pearl River School District, as a result of a bid in the Spring of 2021, has awarded Chestnut Ridge Transportation and Vel Coach Transportation each a five year contract for certain routes starting 7/01/2021 and ending 6/30/2026. The 2021-22 contract costs included in the budget proposition are approximately $2,539,125 and $393,450, respectively. For the remaining four years of the contract, (7/01/22 - 6/30/2026) increases are annually at the CPI rate.
School Board Election Information
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 2017, 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. If you would like to check your registration status, visit the NY Board of Elections website at https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov. Please note that the polling site listed on your NY Board of Elections account is for general elections. All voting for our school budget will take place at Pearl River High School's Pirate Cove.
Due to COVID-19, it is suggested that residents register to vote online through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles website at https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application.
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 request an absentee ballot. Also, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, voters may request an absentee ballot application as an alternative to voting in person at the polling place. Absentee Ballot Application Link
• The application must be received by the District Clerk no later than 7 days before the election if the applicant requests the absentee ballot be mailed.
• The application may be personally delivered to the District Clerk no later than the day before the election between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at which time an absentee ballot will be issued.
Absentee ballots must be returned to the District Clerk no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, May 18th.
Questions? Contact our District Clerk at 620-3924 or firstname.lastname@example.org.