Residents who live in the East Greenbush Central School District are invited to file petitions to be a Board of Education candidate in the upcoming election on Tuesday, May 18. There are four open seats up for election this year – three vacancies are for three-year terms commencing on July 1, 2021 and expiring on June 30, 2024 and one vacancy for a one-year term commencing on May 19, 2021 and expiring on June 30, 2022, which is the remainder of a term vacated by a board member resignation in July 2020.
Board of Education candidates must be 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizen and a resident of the District for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year prior to the election.
If interested, you may file a petition with the District Clerk by April 19 at 5:00 p.m. The petition must include at least 34 signatures from qualified District voters, meaning they must be 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizen and a resident for at least 30 days. Nominating petitions are available in the Business Office at 29 Englewood Ave., East Greenbush, N.Y., 12061.
Visit the School Board Election Information page to learn more.
About the Board of Education
The Board of Education is comprised of nine volunteer members from the community who are elected by District voters. The Board establishes policy and sets the direction for the administration of the school district. Public meetings are held twice monthly.