Budget Information

Budget vote and school board election May 17, 2022 from 1-9 p.m. in the high school distance learning room early dismissal at 11:45 a.m. for grades 6-12

The annual Budget Vote & Board of Education Election will occur on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, from 1-9 p.m. in the Distance Learning room at Cairo-Durham High School (signs will be posted).

About the Proposed Budget (2022-23)

Click here to learn about Cairo-Durham CSD's proposed spending plan for the 2022-23 school year, the Board of Education election, and other propositions on the May 2022 ballot. See below for important dates and voting information.

Important Dates

Click here to download the budget development calendar with additional details.

  • Thursday, January 20, 2022 – Community Input Session (6 p.m. in the HS Distance Learning classroom)

  • Thursday, February 3, 2022 – Budget Presentation #1 with Rollover and Executive Budget Data (6 p.m. in the HS Distance Learning classroom)

  • Thursday, March 10, 2022 – Budget Presentation #2 and District Long-Range Financial Plan Presentation (6 p.m. in the HS Distance Learning classroom)

  • Thursday, April 14, 2022 – Budget Proposal Presentation for Board of Education adoption (6 p.m. in the HS Distance Learning classroom)

  • Monday, April 18, 2022 – Deadline for Board of Education candidates to submit nominating petitions to the District Clerk

  • Thursday, April 21, 2022 – Absentee ballots available from the District Clerk

  • Wednesday, May 4, 2022 – Voter Registration (3-7 p.m. in the HS lobby)

  • Thursday, May 5, 2022 – Public Hearing on Proposed Budget (6 p.m. in the HS Distance Learning classroom)

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – Annual School Budget Vote & Board of Education Election (1-9 p.m. in the HS Distance Learning classroom)

Voting Information

The annual Budget Vote & Board of Education Election will occur on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 1-9 p.m. in the Distance Learning room at Cairo-Durham High School (signs will be posted).

Voter Eligibility

To be eligible to vote, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen 18 years of age or older;

  • A primary resident of the Cairo-Durham Central School District for a period of 30 days or more directly preceding the day of the vote;

  • Registered to vote with either the School District or the Greene County Board of Elections;

  • Not otherwise ineligible to vote under Section 5-106 of the Election Law.

If you have not previously registered and would like to vote in this referendum, you must register with the School District Board of Registration.

Absentee Ballots

Eligible voters who are unable to vote in person on the day of the vote/election can request an absentee ballot. To get an application for an absentee ballot, contact the Board Clerk at 518-622-8534 ext. 25010 or ncolon@cairodurham.org. Applications for absentee ballots will be accepted up until the day before the vote.

Absentee ballots may be provided to voters if they are:

  1. absent from the county of his or her residence; or

  2. unable to appear at the polling place because of illness (including the potential of contraction of the virus that causes COVID-19) or physical disability, or duties related to the primary care of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled, or because he or she will be or is a patient in a hospital; or

  3. an inmate or patient of a veteran’s administration hospital; or

  4. absent from his or her voting residence because he or she is detained in jail awaiting action by a grand jury or awaiting trial, or confined in jail or prison after a conviction for an offense other than a felony, provided that he or she is qualified to vote in the election district of his or her residence.