A Special Election will be held on August 21, 2010, for the Town of Ancram, Columbia County, New York, which will be held at the Ancram Town Hall, Ancram, New York, which polling place shall be the polling place for the entire Town of Ancram for such Special Election at which the polls will be kept open between the hours of 2 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time for the purpose of voting on the adoption or rejection of a proposition with respect to Bond Resolution dated July 2, 2010. The polls will be kept open for the purpose of voting during the aforesaid hours and the proposition voted upon will be in substantially the following form, to wit:
Shall the resolution entitled “BOND RESOLUTION DATED JULY 2, 2010
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW HIGHWAY GARAGE IN THE TOWN OF ANCRAM, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM PROJECT COST OF $500,000; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SERIAL BONDS OF THE TOWN OF ANCRAM, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $400,000 PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL FINANCE LAW; AND DELEGATING CERTAIN POWERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH TO THE TOWN SUPERVISOR” be approved?
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that persons qualified to vote at the Special Election shall be registered voters of the Town of Ancram, Columbia County, New York who shall have resided in the Town of Ancram for the period of thirty (30) days next preceding such election.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that personal registration is required and no voter shall be entitled to vote at said Special Election unless his or her name appears on the Register of said town prepared for such Special Election, or such voter registers as hereinafter provided. The Town Board of Registration shall prepare a Register for said Special Election, which Register shall include all voters registered with the County Board of Elections under the provisions of Article 5 of the Election Law. Any registered voter whose name appears on such register need not register again for such Special Election.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that the Town Board of Registration will meet on August 7, 2010, between the hours of 2 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Town Hall located at 1416 County Route 7, Ancram, New York, at which time qualified electors may present themselves personally for registration to have their names added to such register for such Special Election.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that absentee ballots for qualified electors and registered voters whose name appears on the Registration List, may be applied for at the office of the Town Clerk, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram, New York 12502. Applications for absentee ballots must be received at least seven (7) days before such Special Election, if the ballot is to be mailed to the qualified elector or voter, or on the day before such Special Election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the qualified elector or voter or his or her agent. A list of persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for inspection in the Town Clerk’s office during each of the five days prior to the date of election, except Sundays.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that absentee ballots must be returned to the Town Clerk and received by the Town Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. prevailing time on the day of the election, August 21, 2010.