School Budget 2020-2021

The Board of Education Invites the Community to
Participate in Budget Development



Notice of School Budget Vote & Election
June 9, 2020

Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 202.26, the annual budget vote and school board election has been scheduled for June 9, 2020, and will be held by absentee ballot only. The public hearing on this year’s proposed budget will be held remotely on June 2, 2020 at 7:30 p.m., prevailing time.Information on how to access the hearing will be posted on the District website at All qualified voters of the West Hempstead Union Free School District will be sent an absentee ballot together with a postage-paid return envelope and instructions for completing the same. To be counted, all completed absentee ballots must be received in the Office of the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2020.

A qualified voter is a person who is a citizen of the United States, at least eighteen years of age, a resident of the District for at least 30 days prior to the date of the election, and who is not otherwise ineligible to vote under the provisions of section 5-106 of the Election Law (e.g. a person who has been adjudged to be mentally incompetent by a court). In light of the limitations posed by COVID-19, there will be no in-person voter registration held at school district offices prior to the June 9, 2020 vote. If you are not currently registered to vote, registration with the County Board of Elections is available online through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles website at Those wishing to register online must do so by May 26, 2020.

If a voter requires a ballot in Spanish, they must make that request in writing to the District Clerk, at 252 Chestnut Street West Hempstead, NY 11552.

Si un votante requiere la papeleta en español, debe hacer esa solicitud por escrito al Secretario del Distrito, en 252 Chestnut Street West Hempstead, NY 11552.

All presentations and documents used at the meetings can be found on this page after the meeting takes place.

Please feel free to reach out to Joel Press, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Operations, at or at (516) 390-3103 if you have any specific questions.