Individuals interested in running for the Board of Education

  • Individuals interested in running for the Board of Education may declare themselves to be candidate(s) for the board of Education, provided that they meet all other requirements to be a candidate.  (A citizen of the U.S.; at least 18 years of age; and a resident of the district for 30 days before the election).  This can be done by letter in which the individual declares his or her candidacy, or by completing and returning the top portion of the candidate petition.  The ‘petition” is required to set forth, at a minimum, the candidate’s name and residence.  The “petition” must include the vacancy to be filled, including the name of the incumbent and the length of the term.  Such statement must be filed with the district clerk and received by mail at 1 Poppy Place, Floral Park, NY  11001 or email at maltobelli@fpbsd.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 11, 2020.