PUBLIC NOTICE OF A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR A REFERENDUM REGARDING PROPOSEDWEST MAIN STREET ROAD SEWER DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF BATAVIA, NEW YORK

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/12/2012 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

OF A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR A REFERENDUM

REGARDING PROPOSEDWEST MAIN STREET ROAD SEWER DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF BATAVIA, NEW YORK

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special Election to hold a Referendum on the establishment of theWest Main Street Road Sewer District in the Town of Batavia shall be held at the Batavia Town Hall, located at 3383 West Main Street Road, Batavia, New York, on June 12, 2012, continuously between the hours of 12:00 Noon and 8:00 p.m. on said date to consider the following Proposition:

PROPOSITION

SHALL the Resolution, adopted March 21, 2012, by the Batavia Town Board establishing, subject to Permissive Referendum, the proposed West Main Street Road Sewer District located in the Town of Batavia, New York, upon those portions of West Main Street and Kelsey Roads as bounded and described in a map, plan and report filed in the Batavia Town Clerk's Office on February 14, 2012, pursuant to the terms and conditions as further set forth in said map, plan and report, with a maximum project cost not to exceed the sum of $2,822,000.00, less $1,600,000.00 of grant awards for a total sum not to exceed $1,222,000.00; BE APPROVED?

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that the following terms and conditions and eligibility requirements for said Special Election shall apply:

1. All owners of taxable real property located within the proposed West Main Street Road Sewer District, as shown upon the latest completed assessment roll of the Town of Batavia, are eligible to vote. All real property owners are responsible to verify their status on the assessment roll prior to the vote.

2. The Town of Batavia Assessor shall prepare a list of all of the owners described above, and provide the same to the Town Clerk, to be used by the Election Inspectors to monitor eligibility to vote at the Special Election.

3. All eligible voters must personally appear during the time and date designated. There will be no provisions for absentee ballots.

4. Each owner who is entitled to vote may cast only a single ballot, even if he/she/corporate owner owns more than one parcel within the proposed Sewer District.

5. Multiple owners of real property are each entitled to a single vote. (For example, a Husband and Wife who jointly own property or properties would be allowed to have the Husband cast one ballot and the Wife to cast one ballot.)

6. A corporate owner of such taxable real property shall be considered one owner and shall be entitled to one vote to be cast by an officer or agent of the corporation.

7. Individuals who reside within the proposed Sewer District who do not own property, (for example, renters and life use tenants), are not eligible to vote.

8. All eligible owners of taxable real property who meet the foregoing qualifications may vote regardless of the physical residence of the individuals or the principal place of business of a corporate entity.

9. Individuals who are eligible as set forth above, do not have to be registered voters with the Board of Elections in order to cast a ballot in this Special Election.

10. Approval of the proposed Sewer District or disapproval of the same shall be decided by the vote of the majority of the eligible owners who actually cast a ballot upon such Proposition at the Special Election.

11. The Town Clerk shall prepare paper ballots to be used by the voters at the Special Election.

12. The Town Board shall hire impartial Election Inspectors to monitor the voting process and to certify the Special Election results.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that copies of a map, plan and report that was filed in the Batavia Town Clerk's Office on February 14, 2012, describing the boundaries of the proposed Sewer District to be located upon portions of West Main Street and Kelsey Roads, and setting forth other requirements concerning the same; as well as all other documentation regarding the proposed District, are available for inspection at the Town Clerk's Office during its regular business hours.

Teressa M. Morasco
Town Clerk
Town of Batavia

April 18, 2012