Governor's Executive Order Regarding BOE CandidatesAttention: Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order has changed Board of Education candidate nomination timeline and signature requirement
We have a total of three (3) openings on the Board of Education for three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2020 and expiring on June 30, 2023.
Interested candidates must call the Superintendent’s Secretary/District Clerk – Karen Canale at 315-341-2001, to express your interest and arrange to pick up/fill out a nominating petition. Completed petitions must be turned into the District Clerk no later than Monday, May 11, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Due to the Executive Order, the requirement of signatures on nominating petitions has been waived.
A Board member of the Oswego City School District must meet the following qualifications:
a) Must be able to read and write.
b) Must be a qualified voter of the district; that is, a citizen of the United States; at least 18 years of age or older, and not adjudged to be an incompetent.
c) Must be and have been a resident (but need not be a taxpayer) of the district for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year immediately before the election.
d) May not have been removed from any school district office within the preceding year.
e) May not reside with another member of the same school board as a member of the same family.
f) May not be a current employee of the school board.
g) May not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office.
You must bring 2 forms of identification to confirm age and residency. Please include a photo ID.