School Board Candidate Petitions Available April 1

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JAMESTOWN – Petitions for the Jamestown Board of Education Election on May 21, are available beginning Monday, April 1.

There will be two JPS board seats on the May 21 ballot, each for a three-year term, beginning July 1. Candidates must submit a completed petition containing the names of 100 or more qualified voters within the school district to be eligible for the ballot. Petitions are due back to the Superintendent’s Office, 197 Martin Road, Jamestown, by 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 1.

If a person is not registered to vote in the May 21 election, the JPS District Clerk, Jaunita Walter, is available to register any eligible voter between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. any weekday through May 1 in the Administration Building, 197
Martin Road, Jamestown.



Anyone who is not registered with Chautauqua County Board of Elections is able to present themselves, in person, before Walter with proof of identity and proof of address in order to be entitled to vote. Applications are also available for Absentee Voting. The application forms and instructions may be obtained in the Superintendent’s Office.

Any questions about the Board of Education petition process, voter registration or absentee voting applications can be directed to Mrs. Walter at 483-4420 or jaunita.m.walter@jpsny.org.

The 2019-20 proposed budget will be available for public review in the Superintendent’s Office or on the JPS website (www.jamestownpublicschools.org ) under the button on the home page “2019-20 Budget Information” beginning May 1. A public hearing on the 2019-20 proposed budget will be held Tuesday, May 7 at 6 p.m. in the Persell Middle School Auditorium.



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