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Run for the School Board

Petitions to nominate candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education are available to qualified district residents and may be picked up at the CSE Office in the Elementary School, 1738 Helderberg Trail, Berne, N.Y. between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. In order to qualify to run for a seat on the Board of Education, you must meet the following requirements:

•Citizen of the United States

•At least 18 years old

•Resident of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District for at least thirty (30) days before the vote.

•You must live in the district.

•You must not be a convicted felon or adjudged by a court to be mentally incompetent (Section 5-106 of Election Law 2012).

School board elections are held each year on the third Tuesday in May. For more information, contact the BKW District Office at 872-1293.