The complete Jamestown Public School District 2012-13 budget is available to the public and can be reviewed at the Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education Administration Building, 197 Martin Road, Jamestown.
The budget document is also available at www.jamestownpublicschools.org under the "2012-13 Budget Information" button on the home page.
In order to be entitled to vote, people must present themselves personally for registration before the district clerk, with proper identification and proof of residency at the Administration Building at 197 Martin Road, Jamestown, between noon and 6 p.m. today.
To be eligible to vote in the Jamestown Public School District Budget/Board of Education Election, an individual must be: at least 18 years of age, a United States citizen, a resident of the Jamestown Public School District for at least 30 days prior to May 15, and a registered voter. All qualified voters residing within the city of Jamestown, and who were registered for the preceding general election, and still live in the same school election district, or all qualified voters residing outside the city of Jamestown but within the confines of school districts formerly known as Kiantone Number Three and Busti Number Seven, who voted or were qualified to vote in the preceding general election, and still reside in the same school election district are entitled to vote in the annual school board election and budget vote on May 15.
Registered voters who are not able to vote in person on Election Day may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Applications can be obtained through the District Clerk, in person, by mail or by phone. The district office address is 197 Martin Road, Jamestown, New York. For more information, call 483-4420. Those who want to receive the ballot by mail must apply at least seven days before the vote. Ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5 p.m. on May 15.
The budget and board of education vote will be held Tuesday, May 15, from noon to 9 p.m. Polling Places will be located at Jefferson Middle School, Lincoln Elementary School and Washington Middle School. For more information about voter registration, polling locations or where to vote, call the district clerk at 483-4420.
The public hearing on the 2012-13 budget will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, in the Persell Middle School auditorium. The public is welcome to attend.