Local Government

Local Government 10.28.21

East Greenbush Board of Education Seeks Volunteers to Fill Vacant Position

EAST GREENBUSH – The East Greenbush Central School District Board of Education accepted the resignation of board member Deanna Muth at its public meeting on October 20. Ms. Muth will be moving out of the district and as result, is no longer eligible to serve on the board as a non-resident of the district.

Ms. Muth was elected to the Board of Education in May 2019.

“On behalf of the Board, I want to thank Deanna for her service to our school community and volunteer work as a board member,” said Board of Education President Michael Buono. “We are grateful for her dedication and the giving of her time as a representative of the community to help guide the district during these difficult times.”

The Board of Education is seeking volunteers interested in filling Ms. Muth’s position. The person who is selected by the Board will serve until the next regular election on May 17, 2022.

Interested volunteers should submit a letter of interest and resume to the District Clerk’s office at East Greenbush Central School District, 29 Englewood Ave., East Greenbush, NY 12061 by Monday, November 8. For more information call 518-207-2535.

To be eligible, a candidate must be 18 or older, a resident of the East Greenbush Central School District for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year, a U.S. citizen and be able to read and write.

The board will then meet with those interested volunteers who have submitted their letter of interest and resume and select a candidate. The candidate chosen to fill the vacancy has the option of running for one of three available seats in the 2022 election.

The Board of Education is a team of nine volunteers elected by school district voters to establish policy and set direction for the administration. They hold public meetings twice monthly. For more information on the Board of Education, please visit https://egcsd.org/board-of-education.

Town of Schodack 2021 School Tax Collection

SCHODACK – All school tax payments are due by October 29, 2021. Schodack School tax payments must have the penalty included with payment. All East Greenbush school tax payments paid after October 15, 2021 must also have penalty included in payment. Payments received without the penalty added will be returned as unpaid. No payments can be accepted thru this office after the October 29th due date. All unpaid bills will be handed over to Rensselaer County to be re-levied on the 2022 Property Tax Bills.

Please mail all payments to PO Box 436 East Schodack, NY 12063 or place in the secure green drop box located to the right of Town Hall entrance door. A stamped receipt will be returned if the entire bill is included with payment. Please add your phone number on your check so we can contact you with any issues with your payment. Current and past bills can be viewed, printed or paid on the town website, schodack.org. You can reach the office at 518-477-7935 with any concerns. Office hours during October will be Monday and Friday from 9:30 to 4:00, Saturday’s 10/16 and 10/23 from 9:00 to 12:00.

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