NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— There are two seats open on the North Salem Central School District’s Board of Education.
The seats are currently held by board members Andrew Brown and Carolyn Aversano.
They are for a three-year term that runs from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020.
The board trustee and budget vote will be held on May 16.
To run for the school board, a candidate must be a qualified voter of the district (i.e., a United
States citizen); and must have resided in the school district for an uninterrupted period of at
least one year prior to the election date. A person who has been convicted of a state or federal
felony may not serve on a school board unless: (1) he/she has been pardoned or otherwise
restored to the rights of citizenship by the governor or the president; or (2) his/her maximum
sentence of imprisonment has expired; or (3) he/she has been discharged from parole.
In accordance with §2018 of the State Education Law, nominating petitions for the May 16, 2017
election require at least twenty-five (25) qualified signatures. It is suggested that additional
qualified signatures be obtained.
The filing deadline for filing nominating petitions is 4 p.m. on Monday, April 17.
Petitions must be filed with the district clerk at her office in the district office at
230 June Road.