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Petitions now available for prospective Board of Education candidates; due April 22

The Gates Chili Central School District is now accepting petitions for Board of Education candidates.  


Four (4) seats on the Gates Chili Board of Education are open for election this year: 

  • Three (3) seats with terms beginning July 1, 2024 and expiring June 30, 2027
  • One (1) seat with a term beginning May 17, 2024 and expiring June 30, 2025


District residents interested in running for the Board of Education must be nominated by petition. Interested individuals may pick up a petition from the district clerk, Condenessa Brown, at the Gates Chili Administration Building, 3 Spartan Way, Rochester, NY. The petition must be signed by 25 qualified voters of the Gates Chili Central School District and submitted, with other required paperwork, to the District Clerk by Monday, April 22, 2024 at 5 p.m. 


The Annual Budget Vote and Board Election will take place on Tuesday, May 21 from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Spartan Field House at Gates Chili High School.


For questions about the process of becoming a qualified candidate, please call (585) 247-5050 ext. 12101. Visit the New York State School Boards Association (NYSBA) School Board Member Experience website or Monroe County School Boards Association website for more information about running for a board of education seat.