The Olean City School District's annual board election and budget vote will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Olean Intermediate Middle School, 401 Wayne Street, for the purpose of electing two members to the Olean Board of Education and voting on the Olean City School District's 2016-2017 annual budget. The election of members of the Board of Education shall be held to fill two (2) positions on the Board. One (1) position is to be for a five (5) year term commencing on July 1, 2016, and terminating on June 30, 2021, created by the expiration on June 30, 2016 of the term of member John Bartimole. One (1) position is to be for a five (5) year and 44 day term commencing on May 18, 2016, and terminating on June 30, 2021, due to a vacancy created by the resignation of Paul Knieser.
Candidates for the office of Member of the Board of Education shall be nominated by petition. Nominating petitions are now available. Each petition shall be directed to the Clerk of the District, shall be signed by at least 100 qualified voters of the District, shall state the residence of each signer, and shall be filed in the Office of the Clerk of the District between the hours of 9:00 a.m. Prevailing Time and 5:00 P.M. Prevailing Time not later than April 27, 2016.
For those registered voters unable to vote in person on the day of the May 17th election for reasons such as hospitalization, out of area on business, military service, vacations, imprisonment, or outside of area college attendance, applications for absentee ballots may be obtained from the Olean City School District Clerk's office during regular business hours. If you have questions regarding any of these matters, please contact the Clerk of the Olean Board of Education at 375-8018.