Annual Budget Vote and Election

May 17, 2022 Annual Budget Vote and Election - General Information and Obtaining an Absentee Ballot

General Information: 

Katonah-Lewisboro School District’s annual budget vote and school board member election is held on the third Tuesday in May.  For the current school year, the date is May 17, 2022.  Registered voters may vote on propositions placed on the ballot for the 2022-2023 school year and on Board of Education members. There are three Board of Education seats whose terms expires on June 30, 2022.  The three expiring terms on the Board of Education are:  Mr. Rory Burke, Ms. Liz Gereghty and Ms. Julia Hadlock.

The polls are open from 6:00 am until 9:00 pm.  A post card will be mailed to all registered voters prior to the annual school district vote and election informing you of your polling location. 

Voter Registration Information:

In order to vote in the Katonah-Lewisboro School District’s Annual Budget Vote and Election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, you must be a registered voter. 

Last day for registration is Thursday, May 12, 2022.  You may register in person with Kimberly Monzon, District Clerk during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  There will be a special voter registration scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the District Office. 

If you are unsure if you are a registered voter or which elementary school your polling location is please follow the link to Katonah-Lewisboro’s Poll Place Finder 

Voter Qualification: 

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be at least 18 years old by May 17, 2022 (the date of the election)
  • be a resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to May 17, 2022
  • be a registered voter
    • be registered with either the school district (to vote in school district elections ONLY) or
    • be registered with Westchester County Board of Elections (to vote in ALL elections). If you have previously registered to vote, but have not voted in either a school district or general election in the last four years, you must re-register to vote.

Absentee Ballot and Application Process

To obtain an absentee ballot for the May 17, 2022 Budget Vote and Elections an application must be completed and returned to the District Clerk before an absentee ballot can be provided.   An application cannot be submitted prior to Monday, April 18, 2022.   

Applications, if they are mailed, must be received by the District Clerk by Tuesday, May 10, 2022.  If the application is mailed the address is PO Box 387, Katonah, New York 10536.

Applications, if delivered personally, must be received by the School District Clerk not later than 5 PM on Monday, May 16, 2022.  If the application is hand delivered the address is 60 North Salem Road, Cross River, NY 10518.  The District Offices are located around the left side of the John Jay High School. 

Once the application is completed, returned to the District Clerk’s office, a ballot will be mailed to the address specified on the application, after the voter is verified by the district clerk as a registered voter.   If the application is brought into the District Clerk's office, a ballot will be handed to the registered voter directly or the person authorized.  A ballot may not be given to anyone other than the voter or the person authorized by the voter to pick up the ballot on their behalf.    

Absentee ballots must be received by the School District Clerk no later than 5 PM on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

Military Ballot Application Due - April 22, 2022

In order for a military voter to be issued a military ballot, a valid military ballot application must be returned to the district, by mail or in person, no later than 5 pm on the 26th day before the election.

Distribution of Military Ballots

Ballots for military voters shall be mailed or otherwise distributed in accordance with the preferred method of transmission on the military ballot application, as soon as practicable, but not later than 25 days before the election or by April 22, 2022.

Important 2022 Budget Vote Dates:

  • April 18 - School Board Petitions Due by 5 pm - District Clerk's Office
  • April 22 – Military Ballot Applications Due
  • May 5 - Public Hearing on Proposed School Budget & Candidate Statements
  • May 7 – Special Voter Registration 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – District Clerk’s Office
  • May 10 - Last Day to Accept Applications for Absentee Ballots (if application is to be mailed)
  • May 12 - Last Day to Register to Vote
  • May 16 - Last Day to Accept Applications for Absentee Ballots in Person
  • May 17 – Absentee Ballots due by 5:00 p.m. – District Clerk’s Office
  • May 17 - Annual Budget Vote and School Board Election

For assistance please contact Kimberly Monzon, District Clerk, at 914-763-7020 or kmonzon@klschools.org.

 

Absentee Ballot Application Process

Absentee Ballots:  

To obtain an absentee ballot for the May 17, 2022 Budget Vote and Elections an application must be completed and returned to the District Clerk before an absentee ballot can be provided.

You may request an absentee ballot if you are concerned about contracting COVID-19.  Check "temporary illness or physical disability" in Box 1.

An application cannot be submitted prior to Monday, April 18, 2022

Applications, if they are mailed, must be received by the District Clerk by Tuesday, May 10, 2022.  If the application is mailed the address is 60 North Salem Road, Cross River, NY 10518.

Applications, if delivered personally, must be received by the School District Clerk not later than 5 PM on Monday, May 16, 2022.  If the application is hand delivered the address is 60 North Salem Road, Cross River, NY 10518.  The District Offices are located around the left side of the John Jay High School.  Please see the attached map showing the location of the District Office.  

e the application is completed, please return to the District Clerk’s office.  Your ballot will be mailed to the address you specify when the ballot is ready. The absentee ballot will be handed to the registered voter directly or the person authorized.  A ballot may not be given to anyone other than to the voter or the person authorized by the voter to pick up the ballot on his/her behalf.    

Absentee ballots must be received by the School District Clerk no later than 5 PM on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact the District Clerk Kimberly A. Monzon at 914-763-7020.  

KLSD Absentee Ballot Application - English - website.pdf 

 

 

Por favor, haga clic aquí para descargar e imprimir la solicitud de voto en ausencia

Para obtener un voto en ausencia para la votación de presupuesto y elecciones el 17 de mayo de 2022, se debe llenar una solicitud y devolverla a la Secretaría de Distrito antes de que se pueda proporcionar una boleta de voto en ausencia. 

Puede solicitar una boleta de voto ausente si le preocupa contraer COVID-19. Marque "enfermedad o discapacidad física temporal" en el recuadro 1.

No se puede presentar una solicitud antes del lunes 18 de abril de 2022.

Las solicitudes, si son enviadas por correo, deben ser recibidas por la Secretaría de Distrito a más tardar el martes, 10 de mayo de 2022.  Si la solicitud se envía por correo, la dirección es PO Box 387, Katonah, New York 10536.

Si las solicitudes se entregan personalmente, deben ser recibidas por la Secretaria del Distrito Escolar a más tardar el lunes, 16 de mayo de 2022, a las 5 de la tarde.  Si la solicitud se entrega en mano, la dirección es 60 North Salem Road, Cross River, NY 10518.  Las oficinas del distrito se encuentran en el lado izquierdo de la Escuela Secundaria John Jay.  Por favor vea el mapa adjunto que muestra la ubicación de la Oficina del Distrito.  

Una vez llenada la solicitud, por favor devolverla a la Secretaría del Distrito.  Su boleta se enviará a la dirección que usted especifica cuando la boleta esté lista. La boleta no se puede dar a nadie más que al votante o la persona autorizada por el votante para recoger la boleta en su nombre.

Las boletas de votos en ausencia deben ser recibidas por la Secretaria del Distrito Escolar a  más tardar el martes 17 de mayo de 2022, a las 5 de la tarde.

KLSD Absentee Ballot Application - Spanish.pdf 

Special Voter Registration Scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2022

Saturday, May 7, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

District Office

60 North Salem Road

Cross River, NY 10518

The District Office is located around the left side of the High School.  The entrance to the District Office is up the set of wooden stairs. 

Members of the community will be able to register to vote with the School District, obtain absentee ballot applications and drop off absentee ballots. 

 You are already registered to vote if:

  1. You are a District resident and registered with Westchester County, or
  2. You have voted in a school district election within the last 4 years.

If you are not registered you may:

  1. Register to vote with Westchester County, which will allow a resident to vote in any school district/county vote or election.
  2. Register with the District Clerk between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or, which will allow a resident to vote only in school district votes or elections.  (Personal Registration)

High School Students:

If you are 18 years old and have not yet registered, you may do so by visiting Ms. Jessica Foster in the John Jay High School Principal’s Office Monday – Friday during the school day. 

Registration Deadline:

The last day for personal registration is Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

If you are unsure if you are a registered voter or which elementary school your polling location is please follow the link to Katonah-Lewisboro’s Poll Place Finder at https://es.findmypollplace.com/KatonahLewisboroUFSD/

Check to see if you're registered.

 Registro especial de votantes.pdf 

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Kimberly Monzon, District Clerk at 914-763-7020 or e-mail at kmonzon@klschools.org

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