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May 14, 2013 Board of Education Annual Voters Meeting Minutes

May 14, 2013


The Annual Meeting of the qualified voters of the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School District was held in the school house in Parishville on the above date. The meeting was called to order at 7:36 P.M. Eastern Daylight Savings Time by James Young, School District Clerk, who read the call of the meeting.


The Clerk appointed Ward Remington as Permanent Chairperson of the meeting.


The Permanent Chairperson appointed Elizabeth Beha as Chief Election Inspector and Margaret Zahler, Josephine Eakins, and Etta Phelix as Election Inspectors for the 2013-2014 Budget Vote and Election of Board Members. Further, the Permanent Chairperson appointed Frances Hazelton and Shirley Clark as Alternate Election Inspectors should one or more of the aforementioned individuals be unable to serve on May 21st.


The Permanent Chairperson appointed Darin Saiff and/or Lori Witherell to serve as Acting Chairpersons during his absence on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, for voting on the budget and school bus financing propositions as well as school board members. It was noted that there are two (2) vacancies on the Board of Education for the five-year terms of Steven Wilson (seat currently held by Daniel Taylor by Board Appointment through June 30, 2013) and James Young. Petitions for Member of the Board of Education have been completed by James Young and Daniel Taylor. It was noted that voting is at large with the two candidates receiving the most votes to be elected. W. Remington introduced James Young who was in attendance at the meeting.


At this point in the meeting, Mr. Saiff would normally present the 2012-2013 Annual Report and review the Proposed Budget for 2013-2014; however, no one from the community was in attendance; therefore, the presentation was not given.


Permanent Chairperson Ward Remington asked if anyone had any questions regarding the proposed budget or other items of concern. Since questions were not indicated, W. Remington stated that voting on the budget and board member vacancies would take place the following Tuesday, May 21, 2013, between the hours of 1:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. It was noted that each person should vote for two (2) candidates.


Motion made by J. Young and seconded by L. Witherell to adjourn the meeting until 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, when the polls would be opened for voting until 8:00 P.M.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:43 P.M.





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