• Dunkirk City School District 2023 Budget Vote and Elections
    Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 12:00 - 9:00 P.M.
    Dunkirk High School 
    Auxiliary Gymnasium 
    620 Marauder Drive, Dunkirk, NY

    The Annual Meeting and Election of the Qualified Voters of the Dunkirk City School District - Dunkirk, New York, will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, for the purpose of voting upon the election of three (3) members of the Board of Education and a proposed Budget for the School District for the 2023-2024 fiscal year as is authorized by law.

    Qualification of Voters:

    Section 2603 states: A person shall be entitled to vote at a school election in a City School District who is

    1. A citizen of the United States;
    2. Eighteen years of age;
    3. A resident of the State and of the City School District for thirty (30) days next preceding the election.

    The election of members for the Board of Education shall be held to fill three (3) three-year terms commencing on July 1, 2023 and terminating on June 30, 2026.  The three-year terms are to fill the vacancies created by the expiration on June 30, 2023 of the terms of Lucas Catalano, Kenneth Kozlowski, and Betsy Ramos. The three candidates receiving the three highest number of votes will fill each of the three-year terms. 

    All candidates for the office of members of the Board shall be nominated by petition.  A candidate for election to the Board of Education must complete a nominating petition to confirm that he or she meets all applicable eligibility requirements.  The petition must be signed by at least one hundred (100) qualified voters of the District, must state the name and residence of each signer, and must state the name and residence of the candidate. The petitions are available now between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. at the District Clerk’s office and are due back by 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.  The District Clerk’s office is located at the Administration Building, 620 Marauder Drive, Dunkirk, NY. 

    Applications for Absentee Ballots and Military Ballots are available in the District Clerk’s office. 

    If you have any questions about the vote or petitions please contact Tara Jakse, District Clerk at tjakse@g.dunkirkcsd.org or at (716) 366-9300 Ext. *2013.