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Chappaqua School and Library Boards - May 16, 2017 Election

Voting will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 7:00am to 9:00pm at Horace Greeley High School.

The attached Voters Guide provides information about the seats up for election on May 16, 2017 and the candidates to fill those seats.

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, the League hosted a Candidates' Night at the Chappaqua Library. All School Board and Library Board candidates had the opportunity to introduce themselves and answer questions in a moderated forum.

Candidates' Night for Board of Education and Library Board, May 9, 2017 from New Castle Media Center on Vimeo.

Voters will also have the opportunity to vote on the following proposition:

WHEREAS, on June 14, 2016, the voters of Chappaqua Central School District, in the County of Westchester, New York (the "District") approved the expenditure of not to exceed $42,500,000 for the construction of alterations and improvements to District buildings and sites, and the Chappaqua Public Library; substantially in accordance with a "Capital Bond Proposal" dated March 30, 2016, prepared by the District with the assistance of Kaeyer, Garment & Davidson, Architects, P.C. (the "Original Project"); and thereafter the Board of Education authorized the issuance of not to exceed $42,500,000 bonds and the levy of a tax in installments to pay said bonds and the interest thereon; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education has now determined that it is necessary and desirable to modify the Original Project without increasing the cost thereof and without increasing the amount of bonds heretofore authorized;

Now, therefore, be it RESOLVED:

That the Board of Education of the District is hereby authorized to modify the scope of the Original Project substantially in accordance with a revised plan prepared by the District's architects, which plan is on file and available for public inspection at the office of the District Clerk, by (i) eliminating the artificial turf field with lighting proposed to be constructed at the Robert E. Bell Middle School side field and, in place thereof, constructing grass and drainage improvements and a walking path at said field; and (ii) constructing an additional artificial turf field with lighting at the Horace Greeley High School's C Field; and to reallocate and expend for the foregoing improvements a portion of the not to exceed $42,500,000 Original Project cost heretofore approved by the voters on June 14, 2016.

Ossining School and Library Boards - May 16, 2017 Election

For those of you who live in the Ossining School District, a Candidates' Night for School and Library Boards; was held on May 2, 2017. It was sponsored by the Ossining PTA Council and by Junior State of America. This link will take you to the video.