• Land Acquisition Voting Details Vote Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    WHEN:      Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
                      12 Noon - 9:00 p.m.
    WHERE:    New Paltz High School Gym

    WHAT:      Two Propositions – Vote YES or NO on each
    Proposition 1: Shall the New Paltz Central School District be authorized to expand the purposes of the capital reserve fund established in 2005, known as the “District-wide Construction and Reconstruction Reserve Fund”, to include using such capital reserve funds for the purchase of real property for school district purposes and to change the name of such fund to the “District-wide Construction, Reconstruction and Real Property Purchase Reserve Fund.”

    Proposition 2: Shall the Board of Education of the New Paltz Central School District, Ulster County, New York (the “District”), be authorized to purchase approximately 22.40 acres of land located at 301 State Route 32 South, New Paltz, New York, in said District, also known as 94.2-1-29, together with the buildings and improvements thereon and any appurtenances thereto, and to expend therefore an amount not to exceed $798,000: (a) if Proposition 1 is approved by the voters, with an amount not to exceed $798,000 to be expended from the capital reserve fund; and if Proposition 1 is not approved by the voters (b) that a tax is hereby voted in the amount of not to exceed $798,000 to finance such cost, such tax to be levied and collected in installments in such years and in such amounts as shall be determined by said Board of Education; and that in anticipation of said tax, bonds of the District are hereby authorized to be issued in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $798,000 and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on said bonds as the same shall become due and payable.
    WHY: Two propositions to allow a land purchase through the District's Capital Reserve Fund with no impact to the operating budget

    WHO MAY VOTE: All qualified voters

    ABSENTEE BALLOTS: Absentee ballots are available through the District Clerk, Elena Maskell. Those who wish to vote and cannot attend during the voting hours are encouraged to utilize the absentee ballots. Applications for absentee ballots can be obtained by filling out an Absentee Ballot Application. Applications are available upon request, or by personally coming in to the District Office.
    All absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the date of the election (April 10, 2012). Even if a ballot is postmarked before the date of the election, if it is not received by the District Clerk before 5:00 p.m. on April 10, 2012, the vote will not count. For more information, contact Ms. Maskell at 845-256-4031.                    
    Additional Information
    For additional questions, contact Assistant Superintendent for Business, Richard Linden at 845-256-4010.