2016-17 JPS Budget & Board of Education Elections Information

JPS 2016-17 Budget Newsletter

JPS Board of Education Candidates

The results from the Jamestown Public Schools’ Budget Vote & School Board Elections on May 17, 2016 are as follows:

Budget Vote:

Yes – 757
No -  207

Bus Proposition

Yes – 769
No -  194

School Board Elections (two seats on ballot for three-year terms):

Patrick Slagle – 850
Joe Pawelski (write-in) – 638
Jeffrey Yeates – 256
Todd Rushforth – 198
Joe DiMaio -101


For more information on the JPS 2016-17 Budget process, please see the links in the “Resources” to your left. As information becomes available, it will be added to this page.

The 2016-17 School Budget Vote and School Board Elections will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from noon to 9 p.m.  A public hearing regarding the 2016-17 Budget will be held on May 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Persell Middle School.

There are two Board of Education seats up for vote at the May 17th election. There are four candidates on the ballot:  Jeffrey Yeates, Todd Rushforth, Patrick Slagle and Joe DiMaio.  The budget will be available to the public on May 3rd.

If a person is not registered to vote in the May 17th election, the District Clerk is available to register any eligible voter between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. any weekday through May 10, 2016 in the Administration Building, 197 Martin Road, Jamestown, New York.  Anyone who is not registered with Chautauqua County Board of Elections should present themselves, in person, before the JPS District Clerk with proof of identity and proof of address in order to be entitled to vote on May 17, 2016. Applications are also available for Absentee Voting.  The application forms and instructions may be obtained in the Superintendent’s Office. Any questions about the Board of Education petition process, voter registration or absentee voting applications can be directed to 483-4420

The Jamestown Board of Education welcomes comments or suggestions on the 2016-17 School Budget. Please email comments to: BOE@jamestown.wnyric.org or the Superintendent of Schools, Tim O. Mains at Tim.O.Mains@jamestown.wnyric.org.