Board of Education

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Interested in running for a seat on the Board of Education?

The Annual School Budget Vote and Board Election will be held on May 18, 2021. This year we will have two board seats up for re-election as incumbents Michael Raucci and Dan O’Connor current three-year terms are ending on June 30, 2021. If you are interested in running, please click on the link and read the informative publication from New York State School Board Association (NYSSBA), which outlines commitment, responsibilities, and eligibility requirements, along with important dates, which must be adhered to while serving on the school board. We have also provided a blank nominating petition. At this time and until further guidance from New York State, we will be requiring each candidate to collect a minimum of 50 signatures from qualified voters. These completed petitions must be returned by 5:00pm on April 28, 2021 to the District Clerk, Cathy O’Brien. A drawing will be held at the District Clerk’s Office on April 29, 2021 at 9:00am, for the order of candidates to be listed on the ballot. Please feel free to email any questions to   

About the Board of Education

The Mechanicville City School District is governed by a seven member school board elected by the qualified voters of the School District.

Members of the Mechanicville City School District Board of Education oversee the operations of the School District. Board members are elected for three-year terms and serve the district on a volunteer basis. As elected representatives and officers of New York State, the Board is charged with carrying out the duties imposed by the State’s Legislature, Board of Regents, and Commissioner of Education.

The Board of Education establishes policies for operations, provides fiscal oversight and is responsible for the total education program. Its functions are carried out by the district officers, administrators, and personnel. 

Each year, the election for Board of Education candidates and voting for the school district’s budget is on the third Tuesday in May, from noon until 9 p.m. at the Jr. Sr. High School Gym Lobby.

The current Mechanicville School District Board of Education Members are as follows:

  • President: Marlene Tierney
  • Vice-President: Dan O’Connor
  • Members:
    • John Taglione
    • John Bove
    • John Pugliese
    • Michael Raucci
    • Tim Coleman, Sr.

Board Docs

To view BOE Agendas and Minutes please visit: Mechanicville Board of Education – BoardDocs

Contact Information

District Clerk: Ms. Catherine  O’Brien
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent

Mechanicville City School District
25 Kniskern Avenue
Mechanicville, NY 12118

(518) 664-5727 ext. 1103

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