Current Agenda


Tuesday, May 21st 2019



March 5, 2019

February 2019 (no meeting)

January 14, 2019






NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Keene Central School District, Essex County, New York will be held at the school in Keene Valley on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:30 PM for the purpose of presenting a budget for the school year 2019 - 2020.

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that Voting for said budget, for the capital project proposition described below, and for two (2) school board members, by the qualified voters of said district, will be held on Tuesday, May 21,2019 between the hours of 12 noon and 8:00 PM at the school in Keene Valley.

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that copies of the proposed budget including an estimate of the amount of money which will be required for school purposes, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained at the Keene Central School from 9AM to 3PM weekdays or viewed on our website

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that applications for absentee ballots can be obtained and must be submitted to the Clerk of the District, Cynthia Summo, no later than May 7, 2019 if ballot is to be mailed OR no later than May 15, 2019 if ballot is to be acquired in person. The Clerk may accept absentee ballots until 5 PM only, May 21, 2019.

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that the petitions nominating the candidates for the office of the Board of Education must be filed with the Clerk of the District not later than April 22, 2019. Petition forms are available at the office of the Superintendent. The following vacancies are to be filled on the Board of Education:

EXPIRED TERM - incumbent, Anna Whitney - term 3 years expires on 6/30/21.

EXPIRED TERM - incumbent, John Haverlick - term 3 years expires on 6/30/21.

The petitions must be directed to the Clerk of the District, Cynthia Summo, must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the district, and must state the name and residence of the candidate.

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that the following capital project proposition will be submitted to the qualified voters of said district at the annual vote and election on May 21, 2019:

Proposition One


of Certain School District Facilities

Shall the Board of Education of the Keene Central School District (the “School District”) be authorized to construct additions to and renovate, construct, reconstruct, improve, rehabilitate and repair the Keene Central School District’s buildings, sidewalks and athletic field, including grading or improvement of the sites and the acquisition of original furnishings, equipment, machinery and apparatus required for the purposes for which such buildings and improvements are to be used, at a combined maximum estimated cost of $7,859,566 and to raise the sum of $7,859,566 by the levy of a tax upon the taxable property of the School District, to be collected in annual installments as provided in Section 416 of the Education Law, which tax may be offset by New York State aid available therefore; and, in anticipation of such tax, shall the School District be authorized to issue obligations of the School District up to a maximum principal amount of $7,859,566?


Cynthia Summo, Clerk of the District

Dated: April 4, 2019

“Let each become all he or she is capable of becoming.”