2024-2025 Budget Information for Voters
PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING
The Gowanda Central School District Board of Education will host a 2024–2025 Public Budget Hearing on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.
BUDGET & BOE ELECTION VOTE
Eligible voters are invited to vote on the Annual Budget and Board of Education Election on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Qualified voters of the District shall be entitled to vote at such annual vote and election. A qualified voter is one who is (1) a citizen of the United States of America, (2) eighteen years of age or older, and (3) resident within the District for a period of thirty (30) days next preceding the annual vote and election. The School District may require all persons offering to vote at the budget vote and election to provide one form of proof of residency pursuant to Education Law §2018-c. Such form may include a driver’s license, a non-driver identification card, a utility bill, or a voter registration card. Upon offer of proof of residency, the District may also require all persons offering to vote to provide their signature, printed name and address.
Applications for absentee ballots are available from the District Clerk and you can also download a PDF application by clicking this link. Special regulations govern absentee ballots. Call 716-532-3325, ext. 6300 for information.
PROSPECTIVE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER WORKSHOP SET MARCH 23, 2024
The Erie County Association of School Boards is hosting a Prospective School Board Member Workshop on Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca, Building B (Conference Room B-1).
Learn the legal issues of school board leadership. Find out about the election process. Understand the relationship between the Board of Education and the Superintendent. Listen to current school board members who will share what it is really like to go through the campaign process and serve as a school board member.
To register for this free workshop, call 716-821-7297 or email email@example.com.