School Board Seats Open


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.

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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.

Petition Signatures

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.

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