Three BOE Seats Up For Election at the Annual Budget/Board Member Vote on May 17, 2016, Each for Three (3) Year Terms (7/1/16 - 6/30/19)

Three seats on the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education, each for a three (3) year term, will be available to be filled through the Board member election that will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, the same time as the District’s Annual Budget Vote.


Voting on the 2016-2017 School Budget, and the three (3) available Board of Education seats, will be conducted between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. in the Middle School cafeteria at the Rhinebeck High School/Bulkeley Middle School buidling, 45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck, New York.


The three seats are currently held by Dr. Deirdre d'Albertis, Ms. Laura Schulkind, and Ms. Lisa Rosenthal.  Dr. d'Albertis and Ms. Schulkind have indicated publicly at a Board of Education meeting that they are interested in seeking a second term. Ms. Rosenthal has announced at a recent Board of Education meeting that she will not be seeking another term.


A packet of information for the use of any individuals interested in seeking election to a seat on the Board of Education in the Rhinebeck Central School District is available at the following link: Prospective Board Candidate Packet 2016 Rev2.pdf


Nominating petitions are due in the office of the District Clerk (48 Knollwood Road, Rhinebeck, NY) no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, April 18, 2016 with twenty-five (25) or more valid signatures of qualified voters of the District. You are encouraged to get more than the required twenty-five (25) signatures.


The filing of statements of campaign expenditures is required by Law on three separate occasions. The first statement must be filed with the District Clerk on the 30th day preceding the election, Monday, April 18, 2016 (as the 30th day is a Sunday), with the second statement filed on or before the 5th day before the election, or Thursday, May 12, 2016. The third statement is due within 20 days after the election, by Monday, June 6, 2016. Statements are included in the packet at the link above. 


There is also a workshop for prospective Board members scheduled for Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Dutchess County BOCES in Salt Point, sponsored by the Dutchess County School Boards Association. For additional information, please call 486-4800, ext. 2211.


Please do not hesitate to call Mary Ann Torres, District Clerk, at 871-5570, x-5560, for more information.


845.871.5520 - District
845.871.5520 ext. 5527 - Transportation
845.871.5570 ext. 5560 - Registration
845.871.5570 ext. 5551 - Special Education
845.871.5570 ext. 5560 - Curriculum & Instruction


845.871.5570 - Chancellor Livingston Elementary
845.871.5500 - Bulkeley Middle School
845.871.5500 - Rhinebeck High School