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Petitions now being accepted for BOE candidates

Residents who live in the Gates Chili Central School District are invited to file petitions to be a Board of Education candidate in the upcoming election on May 19, 2020. There are three seats up for election this year.

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, nominating petitions are available from the District Clerk at the Administration Office, 3 Spartan Way, Rochester, NY 14624.

All petitions must be filed with the District Clerk by April 20, 2020 at 5pm. For more information, please call 585-247-5050 ext. 12101.


The Board of Education is comprised of nine volunteer members from the community who are elected by District voters for three-year terms. The Board establishes policy and sets the direction for the administration of the school district. Public meetings are typically held twice monthly.