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Cuomo: State considering change to June 9 school vote ballot deadline

State officials are considering pushing back the school vote deadline for ballots to be received by school districts across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today during a press conference.

School board president answers questions about the conduct of upcoming budget vote and trustee election

Questions about the conduct of the upcoming school budget vote and trustee election were addressed by school board president Greg Meyer during today’s school board meeting, which was conducted via video conference and live-streamed on YouTube due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

In their own words: Meet the 10 people running for Riverhead school board this year

Learn about the people running for school board in this unique election and read their answers to eight questions posed by RiverheadLOCAL about the future of the school district and what they would do if elected.

Outgoing school board member looks back on 12-year tenure: ‘I have no regrets about anything’

School board president Greg Meyer, who decided not to seek a fifth term of office this year, looks back on his time on the board and says he has mixed emotions about leaving.

Riverhead school board adopts $147.1 million proposed budget, schedules May 26 public hearing

School board adopts $147.1 million proposed budget, sets May 26 public hearing. A 10th candidate was added to the ballot in the June 9 election.

Nine vie for three open school board seats in June 9 mail-in balloting

There are nine candidates for three open seats on the Riverhead Board of Education — and board president Greg Meyer is not among them.

School board candidate nominations due Monday, virtual budget hearing set for May 26 ahead of June 9 vote

Candidate nomination forms are due Monday, May 11 at 5 p.m. The school board is expected to vote to adopt a proposed budget on Tuesday, May 12. A virtual budget hearing will be held May 26. The budget vote and school board election will take place by mail on June 9.

School board election and budget vote will take place June 9, with all voting by mail

An executive order signed yesterday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo set school elections for June 9 and directed all voting to be by mailed ballots. The order also eliminated the minimum signature requirements for school board candidates to qualify for the ballot.

School board elections postponed by governor until ‘at least June 1’

All school board, village board and library board elections scheduled to take place in New York in April or May have been postponed "until at least June 1," under an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday.

Riverhead school board to conduct ‘virtual’ meeting Tuesday afternoon

Due to the COVID-19 quarantine requirements, the school board's meeting today will take place solely through virtual/electronic meeting capabilities.
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