Notice of Special District Meeting – North Bellmore Public Library


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Library District Meeting and Voting upon the
appropriation of necessary funds and tax levy to meet the estimated expenditures of the
North Bellmore Public Library for the fiscal year 2014-2015, and the election of a Library
Trustee for a full five-year term, to the position currently encumbered by Barbara Fillios,
whose term of office will expire June 30, 2014 will be held at the North Bellmore Public
Library at 1551 Newbridge Road North Bellmore, NY 11710 opposite the firehouse in
North Bellmore, on Thursday, April 10 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM, and as much longer as
may be necessary for all voters then present to cast their votes.

1. Pursuant to Education Law Section 2014, personal registration of voters is
required and no person shall be entitled to vote at said meeting and election
whose name does not appear on the register of said Library; and

2. Any person shall be entitled to have his name placed upon such register
provided he is known or proven to such Board of Registration to be entitled to
vote at the meeting or election for which such registration is prepared to vote at
general elections; and

3. Qualified voters may register at the North Bellmore Public Library on Thursday,
March 27, from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Voters having previously registered for any
Annual or Special Library or School District Election or Meeting, or who shall
have voted at any Annual or Special Meeting or Election held or conducted at
any time within the past four (4) calendar years prior to the preparation of the
register, or who are registered to vote at any general election pursuant to Article
5 of the Election Law of the State of New York are considered registered to vote.
Such register will be filed in the office of the Director of the North Bellmore Public
Library five (5) days preceding such Special District Meeting and will be open for
inspection by any qualified voter of the District during such days between the
hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

4. In accordance with Education Law No. 2018-a, application for absentee ballots
for the Library Special District Meeting may be applied for at the Library. Such
application must be received by the Board of Registration at least seven (7) days
before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or on the day before
the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. The Board of
Registration shall make a list of all persons to whom absentee voters’ ballots
have been issued, and have it available during regular office hours until the day
of election. Such list shall be posted at the polling place during the election.
No absentee vote ballot shall be canvassed unless it is received not later than
5:00 PM on the day of the election.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held on
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the North Bellmore Public Library for the
purpose of discussion of the said expenditures of funds and the budget thereof.
Copies of the proposed 2014-2015 Library Budget will be available at the
North Bellmore Library during regular library hours (9AM-9PM Monday-Thursday,
9AM-6PM Friday, 9AM-5PM Saturday and 1PM-5PM Sunday) commencing
fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the Special District Meeting of April 10,
2014 and at the polling place on the day of the Special District Meeting.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the candidates for the office of
Library Trustee shall be nominated by petition. Each petition shall be directed to
the Secretary of the Library Board of Trustees and shall be signed by at least
twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the District, shall state the residence of each
signer and shall state the name and residence of the candidate and specific
vacancy for which a candidate is nominated, including at least the length of the
term of office and the name of the last incumbent, if any. In the event that any
such nominee shall withdraw his candidacy prior to the election, such person
shall not be considered a candidate unless a new petition nominating such
person in the same manner and with the same limitations applicable to other
candidates is filed with the Secretary of the Library Board of Trustees. No person
shall be nominated by petition for more than one separate office. Each petition
shall be filed with the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the North Bellmore
Public Library between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, not later
than the thirtieth (30th) day preceding the day of the election, to wit: March 11,
2014 at 5 PM.

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