Oswego City School District
120 East First Street
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-341-2000

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Public Vote - January 10, 2017 - Two Propositions


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that by order of the Board of Education ("Board") of the Oswego City School District ("District), Oswego County, New York, a Special District Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 o'clock Noon and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the polling places hereinafter listed, for the purpose of enabling the qualified and registered voters of the District to vote by voting machine on the following two ballot propositions:

Proposition No. 1 Shall the Board of Education of the Oswego City School District (the "District") be authorized to appropriate funds from the District's Capital Reserve Fund in the maximum amount of $750,000, and to expend these funds for the following purposes: (1) renovations at Oswego High School, including related site work and equipment costs, to: relocate the main office to the three classrooms across from the theater, including administrators' offices (and related HVAC work); convert the existing main office to house the Technology Department; retrofit a classroom to house the servers from the Education Center; and add ventilation and rooftop cooling unit; and (2) renovations at Frederick Leighton Elementary School ("Frederick Leighton"), to: relocate the District offices, programs and activities at the Education Center to Frederick Leighton, including retrofitting the North wing of Frederick Leighton to house the Superintendent's Office, Business Office, Personnel Office, Curriculum Office and Special Education Office, including construction of administrative offices, plus related site work and equipment costs, including but not limited to expenses for carpeting, architectural drawings, moving expenses, relocation of telephone equipment and cables, and other incidental expenses?

Proposition No. 2 Shall the Board of Education of the Oswego City School District (the "District") be authorized to sell for the highest offer, in accordance with the Board's fiduciary duty to obtain the best price possible, the District's interest in one unneeded building and parcel of real property located at 120 East First Street, Oswego, New York, commonly known as the "Education Center," at a price for said parcel to be approved by the Board of Education, and upon such other terms and conditions as the Board of Education may require, including the right to reject all offers for said parcel?

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a public hearing shall be held at the Oswego City School District Education Center on January 3, 2017 at 120 East First Street, Oswego, New York 13126 at which the foregoing ballot propositions will be explained, and questions and comments from interested persons in attendance at the hearing will be entertained by the Board and District administration.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the polling places for the purposes of voting at the Special District Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 10, 2017, shall be as follows:

Election District # 1 - Scriba Fire Station

Election District # 2 - St. Paul's Church

Election District # 3- Elim Grace Church

Election District # 4 - Minetto United Methodist Church