BUDGET VOTE/ TRUSTEE ELECTION RESULTS:
The 2019 - 20 Proposed Library Budget was approved by the voters of the East Ramapo Central School District with 304 voting for the budget and 102 against. "We are very appreciative of the ongoing public support of the library" said Library Director Laura M. Wolven. Incumbent Vice President of the Board Vivian Street was re-elected to a five year term defeating Beverly Kaplan who also ran for the open trustee position. Ms. Street received 218 votes. Ms. Kaplan received 139 votes.
In addition to voting on the library's budget, voters will be asked to vote for one candidate for a five-year, unpaid seat on the Library's Board of Trustees. For further information please contact Ms. Angela Sers at (845) 352-5700 ext. 256.
open PUBLIC hearing On Proposed Library Budget: Wed., May 22 at 7 p.m. in the Library's 3rd. floor Fielding Room.
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: WED., MAY 22 (WILL FOLLOW THE PUBLIC HEARING ABOVE).
VOTER REGISTRATION: THURSDAY, MAY 23, 4 TO 7 P.M. AT THE LIBRARY
Every citizen 18 years or older residing within the East Ramapo Central School District for at least 30 days prior to voting, who is legally registered, is eligible to vote. Anyone who is already registered for general elections in November is eligible to vote in library elections. A separate registration is no longer required. You must vote at least once every four years in a general election to keep your registration valid. The Library, located at 24 Chestnut Street and Route 59 in Spring Valley, is wheelchair accessible. For additional information, please call the Library Clerk at (845) 352-5700, ext. 256.
Absentee ballots have been prepared and mailed to those people who previously submitted an application and are eligible to receive an absentee ballot, as well as those who are on the permanently disabled list of voters as prepared by the board of elections. Thereafter, absentee ballots will be mailed to voters as applications are received and approved. An application for an absentee ballot must be received seven (7) days before the election, if it is to be mailed, or the day before, if the ballot is to be delivered personally. An absentee ballot must be received no later than 5 p.m. on the day of the vote: June 4, 2019.
Applications for absentee voting may be requested from Ms. Angela Sers, Library Clerk, in person at the library or by telephone (845)352-5700, ext. 256. The office is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.