2020 Budget & Voter Information

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    The 2020 Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections will be held on June 9, 2020 by absentee ballot.
    The Public Hearing on Budget will take place on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm.
     
    Due to Governor Cuomo's Executive Order No. 202.26, the Public Budget Hearing must take place remotely for community members. To log into the meeting, as well as ask any questions, please dial into:
    Phone Number: 1-646-876-9923
    Webinar Number: 918 2042 3757.
     
    In accordance with Executive Order No. 202.26, the Budget Vote and School Board Election will be held remotely, by Absentee Ballot only. Registered voters of the District will automatically receive Absentee Ballots by mail. All ballots must be received by 5:00 pm on June 9. If you are a qualified voter and not registered with the Ulster County Board of Elections, you may register with them or complete the Affidavit here. Further information will be sent via mail and please continue to check on this webpage for updated information. For any questions, you may call the District Clerk at 845-235-0739 or email at lcerniglia@highland-k12.org.
     
    We are aware that residents are concerned about privacy and whether those who are counting votes will be able to ascertain how specific residents voted. Please be advised that the District will follow all procedures under the Education Law for canvassing and counting votes. When the election inspectors open the oath envelope containing the voter’s name and address, the ballot is removed unfolded and separated from the oath envelope. When the election inspectors then go to count the ballots, they will have no way of knowing whose ballot they are reviewing.
     
    Thank you for your patience during these trying times.
     
    Learn more about the budget in our newsletter:
     
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