What Voters Will See at the Polls


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PROPOSITION NO. 1 ANNUAL DISTRICT BUDGET $26,982,000
 
Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit:

“RESOLVED, that the budget for the Holley Central School District (the “District”) for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023, as presented by the Board of Education of the District, is hereby approved and adopted, and the required funds therefor are hereby appropriated, and the necessary real property taxes required shall be raised by a tax on the taxable real property in the District to be levied and collected as required by law.”

PROPOSITION NO. 2 AUTHORIZING ESTABLISHMENT OF A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS RESERVE FUND

Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit:

“RESOLVED, that the Board of Education (the “Board”) of the Holley Central School District, Orleans and Monroe Counties, New York (the “District”) is hereby authorized to establish a capital improvements reserve fund pursuant to Section 3651 of the Education Law of the State of New York (the “Fund”); that the Fund shall be known as the “Capital Improvements Reserve Fund, 2022” of the District; that the Fund shall be established for the purpose of financing, in whole or in part, the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, expansion, renovation, alteration and improvement of buildings, facilities, sites and real property by the District, or the District’s share of the cost of any capital improvements project undertaken by a Board of Cooperative Educational Services (“BOCES”) of which the District is (or may become) a component district, including, in all cases, the acquisition of necessary furnishings, equipment, machinery and apparatus; that the ultimate amount of the Fund shall be not greater than $6,000,000 (plus interest earned thereon); that the probable term of the Fund shall be not longer than 10 years; and that the permissible sources from which the Board is authorized to appropriate monies to the Fund from time to time shall be (A) budgetary appropriations of the District; (B) unappropriated fund balance of the District as directed by the Board; (C) State aid received as reimbursement for expenditures by the District in connection with District capital improvements (whether or not such improvements were financed in whole or in part from the Fund); (D) the proceeds from the sale of unneeded real or personal property owned by the District, if permitted by law and if so directed by the Board; and/or (E) such other sources as the Board or the voters of the District may direct from time to time, all as may be permitted by law.”

PROPOSITION NO. 3 AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF REPLACEMENT SCHOOL BUSES
 
Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit:

“RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of Holley Central School District be authorized to purchase replacement school buses at an aggregate estimated maximum cost of $334,000, with the cost thereof to be raised by the levy of a tax upon the taxable real property of the School District, to be collected in annual installments and partially offset by state aid, and in anticipation of such tax, such debt obligations of the School District as may be necessary (including obligations in the form of lease/purchase or installment purchase contracts having a term of not more than five years), not to exceed such estimated maximum cost, shall be issued.”

PROPOSITION NO. 4 SUPPORT OF COMMUNITY FREE LIBRARY, HOLLEY, NY 
 
Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit:

“RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of Holley Central School District, pursuant to Section 259 of the Education Law of the State of New York, be authorized and empowered to raise the sum of $194,966 during the 2022-23 school year, to be used in support of the maintenance and operations of the Community Free Library, Holley, NY, said sum to be in addition to the funds to be raised to meet the estimated expenditures of the School District in the form commonly known as the school district budget.”

VOTE FOR UP TO TWO BOARD MEMBER CANDIDATES 
(Write-in votes are allowed)
 
____ Tracy Van Ameron
____ Anne Winkley
____ write-in vote


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