Timeline - 2012 Budget Re-Vote
May 29- June 5
Budget must be completed at least seven days prior to the budget hearing at which it is to be presented.
Deadline for Publication of the First of Two Required LegalNotices prior to Budget Re-Vote.
Publication of Second and Final Legal Notice Prior to Budget Re-Vote.
Public hearing to present budget 7-14 days prior to the re-vote.
Copies of the budget, together with attachments required by law, must be made available, upon request, to district residents during the fourteen days immediately preceding the re-vote (as well as at the public hearing on the re-vote, and on the day of the re-vote). Moreover, if changes have been made to the budget that was defeated by the voters on the first vote, copies of the budget disseminated prior to a re-vote must incorporate such changes.
Last Possible Day for Voter Registration by School District Boards of Registration (7-2 days before re-vote)
Deadline for Mailing “Budget Notice” (6 days before re-vote).
UNIFORM BUDGET RE-VOTE DATE No district is compelled to hold a budget re-vote, but if it does, it must be held on the third Tuesday in June, unless the Commissioner of Education, at the request of the school district, certifies no later than March 1st that such vote would conflict with religious observances, in which case the revote must be held (if at all) on the second Tuesday in June.
*The law provides that the board of registration shall meet not more than seven days or less than two days preceding the election. Because the election is conducted on a Tuesday the last possible day for registration falls on a Sunday. School boards should consult with their school attorney as to whether the period of registration should be extended to the Monday immediately preceding the Tuesday vote pursuant to General Construction Law section 25-a.