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Latest 2024-25 Budget Developments & News

March 7, 2024 Budget Presentation 

Annual Budget Vote and BOE Election Information

Annual Budget Vote and School Board Election, May 21, 2024:
Polls will be open from 12 noon to 9pm in the HS Gymnasium (Please use gym doors under the red awning)

Absentee Ballot Information
Any qualified voter of the Mechanicville City School District may request an application for an Absentee Ballot by either:

Please remember, applications must be received by the District Clerk at least 7 days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter

All Absentee Ballots must be returned to the District Clerk by 5pm the day of the vote (May 21, 2024).

Early Mail Ballot Information
Any qualified voter of the Mechanicville City School District may request an application for an Early Mail Ballot by either:

Please remember, applications must be received by the District Clerk at least 7 days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter.

All Early Mail Ballots must be returned to the District Clerk by 5pm the day of the vote (May 21, 2024).

Voter Registration Dates:
Voter registration dates will be held on April 29 and April 30, 2024 from 9am-2pm, in the District Clerk’s office, 25 Kniskern Avenue for any resident of the school district that meets the definition of a qualified voter, but is not yet registered to vote (see below).

After the Voter registration dates, District residents may register at their county Board of Elections Office.

Qualifications to Register to Vote:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be 18 years old by the date of the election
  • Be a resident of Mechanicville City School District for at least 30 days preceding the election

Nominating Petitions
The Mechanicville City School District is governed by a seven member school board elected by the qualified voters of the School District.​ This year we will have two vacancies, each will be a three year term, commencing on July 1, 2024 and ending on June 30, 2027. 

You can learn more about the role and responsibility of a school board member here: ​  
https://www.nyssba.org/member-services/running-for-the-school-board/

On  April 1, 2024 nominating petitions will be available to Mechanicville City School District residents who are interested in running for a BOE vacancy.  Please contact Cathy O’Brien at (518) 664-5727 ext. 1103 or email cobrien@mechanicville.org for more information. 

Important Dates:

  • April 1, 2024 – Nominating Petitions for prospective school board members will be available in the District Office (25 Kniskern Avenue)​.  Individuals seeking election to the Board of Education must submit a petition with a minimum of 100 signatures from district residents. 
  • May 1, 2024 – Completed Nominating Petitions packets are due to​ the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m.
  • May 2, 2024 – The order of candidates ​to be listed ​on the ballot​ will be determined.
  • MCSD Annual Budget Hearing – Scheduled for May 7, 2024 at 6:00pm in the HS Cafeteria.

Please feel free to contact Cathy O’Brien, District Clerk with any additional questions. 

Mechanicville City School District
25 Kniskern Avenue
Mechanicville, NY 12118

(518) 664-5727 ext. 1103
Email: cobrien@mechanicville.org

To contact the Mechanicville Board of Education via email please use boe@mechanicville.org