Public Notice: NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING

NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING
NORTH BELLMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
NORTH BELLMORE
TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK

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 2015-2016, and the election of a Library Trustee for a full five-year term, to the position currently encumbered by Edward Diller, whose term of office will expire June 30, 2015 will be held at the North Bellmore Public Library at 1551 Newbridge Road North Bellmore, NY 11710 opposite the firehouse in North Bellmore, on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 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.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN THAT:
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 26, 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.

BUDGET

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 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 2015-2016 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 8, 2015 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 9, 2015 at 5 PM.

BY ORDER OF
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
NORTH BELLMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY

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