• What all Prospective School Board Members Should Know

    March 1, 2024 - Petitions for Board of Education candidates can be requested or picked up with Jodi Shantal, the District Clerk. Mrs. Shantal may be reached at 315-824-6310 or jshantal@hamiltoncentral.org
    April 22, 2024 - Petitions for Board of Education candidates are due by 5:00 p.m. These should be handed in at the District Office. 
    May 14, 2024 - Public Budget Hearing - 6:00 p.m., Meet the Candidates - 7:00 p.m.
    May 21, 2024 - Budget Vote & School Board Elections - 12:00 Noon - 8:00 p.m. in the Dave McKay Board of Education Room/LGI


    Every school Board member:

    1. must be able to read and write;
    2. must be a qualified voter of the district (US Citizen, 18 yrs. or older);
    3. must be and have been a resident in the district for at least one year prior to election;
    4. may not have been removed from any school district office within the preceding year;
    5. may not reside with another member of the same school board as a member of the same family;
    6. May not be a current employee of the school district; and
    7. May not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office.

    LENGTH OF TERM: The term is for three years unless filling an unexpired term.


    1. Shall be directed to the District Clerk.
    2. Shall state the name and residence of the candidate on each page of the petition.
    3. Shall state that candidate is being nominated for full term.
    4. Shall be signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the district OR 2% of the number of voters who voted in the previous election – WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
    5. Shall state the residence of each qualified voter signing the petition.
    6. Shall be filed with the District Clerk not later than 30 days prior to the school election at which the candidate so nominated is to be elected.

    LAST DATE FOR FILING – MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2024 – 5 p.m.


    Jodi Shantal, District Clerk – 315-824-6310

Last Modified on May 1, 2024