Annual Vote is June 9 by Absentee Ballot

  • The District’s annual vote and Board of Education election has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 9, per Executive Order 202.26. All voting will take place via absentee ballot. Ballots will be mailed to voters' homes and must be returned by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9 to be valid.

    Voters may mail the ballot to the District Clerk at 1490 State Route 488, Clifton Springs, NY 14432 (allow extra time for delivery), or place in the lockbox at Entrance C of Midlakes Elementary School. Be sure to mail your absentee ballot by Friday, June 5 to ensure that your vote counts!

    A remote budget hearing will be streamed on the District website ( and the Midlakes Schools Facebook page at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2. For more information on voter eligibility and absentee ballots, contact District Clerk Sarah Butler at (315) 548-6420 or

    Further information on the 2020-2021 school budget, Board of Education candidates and more can be found by using the following links:

    Additional materials below: Budget/vote summary, budget hearing info., budget presentation documents, voter eligibilty info.

    Budget & Vote Summary

    Budget: $37,488,003 (3.29% increase over 2019-2020).
    Tax levy increase: 2.75% over 2019-2020.
    State aid: +$10,000 or a 0.05% increase over 2019-2020.
    Reserve spending: $1,085,000 ($675,000 more than 2019-2020).

    Other Propositions:

    • Creation of a Capital Reserve Fund
    • Spend $329,139 on bus purchases
    • Elect three (3) board members
    • Funding for community libraries

    budget graphic info

  • Budget Development Calendar 

    The development of the 2020-2021 budget will follow a process similar to that of recent years. Presentations on specific departments/areas will be presented to the Board in advance of the presentation of the overall budget for consideration by the Board. View the 2020-2021 budget development calendar.

    Voter Eligibility

    District residents qualify to participate in the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District vote, according to state law, provided they are:

    • A U.S. Citizen
    • At least 18 years old
    • A district resident for at least 30 days

    *There are no property requirements to vote.