2021 Budget Vote and Board Election
The 2021-22 School Budget Vote and Board Election will take place on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Gates Chili Administration Building, 3 Spartan Way.
WHAT'S ON THE BALLOT?
Proposition 1: The school budget proposition authorizes the Gates Chili Central School District to spend for school purpose during the 2021-22 fiscal year $117,882,045 and to levy the necessary tax therefore.
Proposition 2: This proposition authorizes the purchase of 15 school buses at a total cost of no more than $1,930,918. New York State reimburses Gates Chili approximately 74% of the cost of bus purchases.
Proposition 3: This proposition would authorize the creation of a capital reserve fund to finance reconstruction and improvement of school buildings and facilities. This fund shall not exceed $10,000,000 with a 10-year life.
Proposition 4: This proposition would authorize the transfer of up to $300,000 from the Capital Reserve Fund to the District’s General Operating Fund to finance, in whole or in part, the acquisition and/or lease of equipment, including computer equipment, as well as training and staff development in the use of said equipment. Approval of this proposition would not increase the proposed tax levy.
Board of Education Candidates: Residents will vote to fill three Board of Education seats for three-year terms. Candidates are Nicole Littlewood, Kerri Keyes, Alicia Trumble, Lisa Singletary and Andrea Hinchey Unson.
If you have questions, please call the district clerk at 247-5050 ext. 12101.