Board of Education Elections
School board elections and the budget vote have been delayed until at least June 1, 2020 because of the spread of coronavirus. The vote was originally scheduled for May 19, 2020. Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order on Monday, March 30, 2020. The order did not offer a specific date for the vote. We will be sure to pass along information as it is received.
Voters to elect three board of education members in (Date TBD)
LaFayette Central School District voters will choose three district residents to serve on the Board of Education.
Candidates may be nominated only by petition and must collect at least 25 signatures from qualified school district voters to be placed on the ballot. Petitions, which are available now, must be filed by (Date TBD) with the District Clerk, LaFayette Central School District Office, 5955 US Route 20, LaFayette, NY 13084. Contact District Clerk Paula Hibbert at 315-677-9728 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org for a nominating petition.
Comprised of seven school district residents elected by voters, the LaFayette Board of Education is the official policy-making body of the school district and is responsible for carrying out the laws and regulations pertaining to the education of children living within the district. The board adopts district policy, curriculum, programs of study, and approves the hiring of all personnel, as well as establishing the conditions of employment. The board is also responsible for maintaining district facilities, establishing an annual budget and setting a tax levy.
Three terms of office will expire on June 30, 2020. Three candidates will be elected for three-year terms (When - TBD).
Board members are not financially compensated.
Individuals who are interested in learning more about serving on the board are invited to meet with LaFayette CSD Superintendent Jeremy Belfield. To learn more, contact Jeremy Belfield at 315-677-9728 or email@example.com or visit https://www.nyssba.org/