On Tuesday, December 14, Middletown school district voters will be asked to vote on a referendum that will provide funding to significant repairs and upgrades to Twin Towers Middle School, as well as the roof at the Maple Hill Annex at Truman Moon. The project will cost $83,232,000, but will result in NO tax levy increase to district taxpayers. All registered Middletown school district voters will receive the presentation (see below) in the mail by early December.
When: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: You vote in the same location as you vote for the budget, which will next be held May 17, 2021. Voting sites are Middletown High School, Presidential Park Elementary School and the Maple Hill Annex at Truman Moon. If you are not sure where you vote, please contact the District Clerk at (845) 326-1196 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., or see where you vote here
Who is a qualified voter: You are qualified to vote if you are a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age and a resident of the school distict for a period of at least 30 days preceding the election.
The voting process: Voting should only take a few minutes. You will vote yes or no on the Capital Improvements referendum. If you have questions about the referendum, please contact the business office at (845) 326-1195. Voting questions should be directed to (845) 326-1196 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Absentee ballots: Absentee ballot applications are available by calling (845) 326-1196 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Here is the link to the application.
When and where to return an absentee application: If you request the application be mailed, your application must be received by the District Clerk no later than seven days before the election (December 7). You may personally deliver your application to the District Clerk no later than the day before the election (December 13).
When your absentee ballot will be sent to you: The District Clerk will mail your ballot by regular mail no later than six days prior to the election. Otherwise, the District Clerk will deliver your ballot to you or your agent, as designated on your application, when you or your agent appears in the District Clerk's office. For your ballot to be counted, it must be received by the District Clerk by 5 p.m. on December 14.
Absentee information for military voters: Do NOT use this application if you are...
•a qualified voter who will be absent from the school district on the day of the election as a result of actual military service;
•a qualified voter who has been discharged from actual military service within 30 days of the election in which you seek to vote; or
•the spouse, parent, child or dependent of a military voter as set forth above who is accompanying such military voter and who is qualified to vote in the same school district as the military voter.
If you meet any of the above criteria, you are entitled to special provisions if you apply for a military ballot. Please contact your school district to receive the appropriate application form.
Absentee information for voters with an illness or disability: If you check the box indicating your illness or disability is permanent, and you are identified as a permanently disabled voter by the county board of elections, once you application is approved, you will automatically receive a ballot for each school board election in which you are eligible to vote, without having to apply again. You may sign the absentee application yourself, or you may make your mark and have your mark witnessed in the spaces provided on the bottom of the application. Please note that a power of attorney or printed name stamp is not allowed for any voting purpose.
See below the presentations from recent Board of Education meetings
See how the $83,232,000 project will be funded with no additional tax levy increase.
Watch the discussion and presentation from the October 7 Board of Education meeting.
Watch Assistant Superintendent Michael Tuttle speak about this project at the October 21 Board of Education meeting.
See the presentation from the October 21 Board of Education meeting.