• CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 

     PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET VOTE AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

     

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing for the voters of the City School District of the City of Niagara Falls 2024-25 budget and expenditure of funds vote will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at 7:00 p.m., at the City of Niagara Falls City School District Administration Building (Board Room), located at 630 66th Street, Niagara Falls, New York.

     

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Board of Education of this District will have prepared and completed a detailed statement in writing of the amount of money which will be required for the ensuing fiscal year, 2024-25, for school purposes, specifying the several purposes and amount of each, together with the text of any resolution which will be presented to the voters.  The amount of each purchase estimated necessary for payments to Boards of Cooperative Education Services shall be set forth in full with no deduction of estimated state aid.  Said statement will be available, upon request, to taxpayers within this District during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from May 9th through May 21st with the exception of Saturdays, Sundays or holidays at each schoolhouse in the District.

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE That a copy of such statement may be obtained from the District Clerk’s Office each day other than Saturday, Sunday or holidays during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the period of May 9th  through May 21st .

     

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the annual school election/budget vote of the City School District of the City of Niagara Falls shall be held on May 21, 2024, at 11:00 o’clock a.m. (E.D.S.T.) to 8:00 p.m. for the following purposes:

    1. To elect two members to the Board of Education, who will each serve a full five-year term of office commencing July 1, 2024.  Petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the board of education must be filed in the office of the clerk of the district between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., not later than May 1, 2024.  The petition must be signed by at least 100 qualified voters. 
    2. To adopt the annual budget of the school district for the fiscal year 2024/25 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the District.

    The voting at such annual school district election/budget vote shall be by ballot on voting machines as provided by the Education Law, at such election the polls will remain open from 11:00 o’clock a.m. until 8:00 o’clock p.m. and for such longer period of time as may be necessary to enable voters then present to cast their ballots. Applications for early vote by mail ballots as provided by Education Law may be made to the district clerk no earlier than April 21, 2024 and no later than May 20, 2024.

     

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the voting at such election will be held in the school election district polling sites designated and established by resolution of the Board of Education adopted December 21, 2023.  Polling sites for the election/budget vote to be held on May 21, 2024, are listed at the end of this notice.

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that at the Annual School District Election/Budget Vote to be held as specified above, the Budget for the School Year 2024/25 proposition will be presented as follows:

    PROPOSITION  NO.  1

    Shall the following resolution be adopted to-wit:

    Shall the Board of Education of the City School District of the City of Niagara Falls be authorized to expend the sums set forth in the proposed 2024-2025 budget submitted to the Annual Meeting on May 21, 2024, and to levy the necessary tax; therefore be it?

     

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that applications for absentee ballots may be applied for at the office of the clerk of the district at 630 66th Street, Niagara Falls, NY.  A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available in the said office of the clerk on each of the five (5) business days prior to the day of the election and that such list will also be available at the polling places on the day of the election.

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that applications for early vote by mail ballots may be applied for at the office of the clerk of the district at 630 66th Street, Niagara Falls, NY, on or after April 21, 2024.  A list of all persons to whom early vote by mail ballots have been issued will be available in the said office of the clerk on each of the five (5) business days prior to the day of the election and that such list will also be available at the polling places on the day of the election.

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the board of registration shall meet to prepare the register of the school district on Monday, April 29, 2024 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Niagara Falls School District Administration Building, located at 630 66th Street, Niagara Falls, New York.

     Any qualified person may have his/her name placed upon such register who shall present themselves personally for registration. The register prepared will be filed in the office of the clerk of the district and will be open for inspection by any qualified voter of the district during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, beginning Tuesday, April 30, 2024 until the day of election, May 21, 2024.

     

     

    SCHEDULE A

     

     

     

     

    2024 POLLING PLACES

    CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.

    SCHOOL ELECTION DISTRICT

    LEGISLATIVE

    DISTRICT

    ELECTION

    DISTRICT

    Polling Place

    Polling Address

     

    1

    3rd

    *1,

    Board of Education Admin. Bldg.

    630 – 66th Street

    2

     

    *2  , 3

    St. John De La Salle

    8469 Buffalo Ave.

    3

     

    *4  , 5, 7

    Grace Lutheran Church

    736 Cayuga Dr.

    4

     

    *6 

    Geraldine J. Mann School

    1330 – 95th Street

    5

     

    8

    79th Street School

    551 – 79th Street

    6

    4th

    *1st

    St. John AME Church

    917 Garden Ave.

    7

     

    *2 

    V.F.W. Post 917

    2435 Seneca Ave.

    8

     

    *3

    Wrobel Towers

    800 Niagara Ave.

    9

     

    *4

    Niagara Falls Public Library

    1425 Main Street

    10

     

    *5

    Niagara Arts & Cultural Ctr.

    1201 Pine Ave.

    11

    5th

    *1  , 2

    Maple Avenue School

    925 Maple Ave.

    12

     

    *3

    Gaskill Prep School

    910 Hyde Park Blvd.

    13

     

    *4

    Hyde Park School

    1620 Hyde Park Blvd.

    14

     

    *5  ,

    John  Duke Senior Citizens Ctr.

    1201 Hyde Park Blvd.

    16

     

    2, 3

    Cristoforo Columbo Society

    2223 Pine Ave.

    17

     

    4

    Bloneva Bond School

    2513 Niagara Street

    18

     

    5

    Packard Court Center

    4300 Pine Ave.

    19

     

    6

    Community Education Center

    6040 Lindbergh  Ave.

    20

     

    7

    LaSalle Prep School

    7436 Buffalo Ave.

    21

     

    8

    Spallino Towers

    720 Tenth Street

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    *ACCESS FOR HANDICAPPED - If you have any further questions concerning your registration, poll site or applying for an absentee or early voting ballot , please call the District Clerk at 286-4204.

     

    Judith Glaser

    Clerk of the Niagara Falls

    Board of Education

     

      

     

     

    CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS NEW YORK 

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DISTRICT’S 

    AMERICAN RESCUE AND RECOVERY ACT FUNDS

     

                NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the District Administration Building, 630 – 66th Street, Niagara Falls, New York, to provide school personnel, parents, students and other interested parties an opportunity to comment on the District’s use of AMERICAN RESCUE AND RECOVERY ACT FUNDS. All public school districts, Local Educational Agency, (LEA) participating in the American Recovery Rescue Plan (ARP) are required to establish a plan for the usage of the ARP funds that complies with the program’s guidelines. These guidelines further state that the ARP plan created by the District should allow for the continuation of the programs or program related items beyond the availability of these federal funds.

     

    Prior to the District’s ARP plan becoming final, it will be posted publicly to allow for public comments. The District encourages all of its stakeholders to comment on the plan via the email address established for this purpose. Our stakeholders include parents, teachers, and others. Public comments on this plan will be considered as the District finalizes this plan. 

     

     TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Draft Copy of the said plans are on file for review in the School District Clerk's office, 630 – 66th Street, District Administration Building, Niagara Falls, New York.             

        

    Judith M. Glaser

    Clerk of the Board of Education

    City School District of the City of

    Niagara Falls, New York

     

     

     

    CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS NEW YORK 

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DISTRICT’S 

    CODE OF CONDUCT

    COMPREHENSIVE DISTRICT-WIDE SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN

    &

    BUILDING-LEVEL SCHOOL SAFETY PLANS

                NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2024, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the District Administration Building, 630 – 66th Street, Niagara Falls, New York, to provide school personnel, parents, students and other interested parties an opportunity to comment on the amended Code of Conduct, Comprehensive District-Wide School Safety Plan, and the Building-Level School Safety Plans required to be adopted by the District for the maintenance of order on school property, including school functions, which shall govern conduct of students, teachers, and other school personnel, as well as visitors, and provide for enforcement thereof.

               

                            TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Draft Copy of the safety plans developed in collaboration with students, teachers, administrators, parent organizations, school safety personnel and other school personnel are on file for review in the School District Clerk's office, 630 – 66th Street, District Administration Building, Niagara Falls, New York.             

        

     

    Judith M. Glaser

    Clerk of the Board of Education

    City School District of the City of

    Niagara Falls, New York