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Meeting: May 14, 2019

  • Old Noyac Schoolhouse 3010 Noyac Road Sag Harbor, NY, 11963 United States (map)

Meet the Candidates for Sag Harbor School District Board of Education


  • Candidates for the Sag Harbor Board of Education have been invited to give a brief talk about themselves and their campaign. They are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot (this is not the order of appearance at our meeting):
    Yorgos Tsibiridis
    Caleb Kercheval
    Chris Tice
    Brian DeSesa
    Tom McErlean
    Julian Barrowcliffe

    There are three seats open, so the three top highest vote recipients will be elected. Meet the people who want to establish District policies and manage your tax money. Do you know that approximately 80% of your taxes are for the School District? Each candidate will speak individually at the meeting. This is NOT a debate. NO CELL PHONES OR RECORDING DEVICES WILL BE ALLOWED.

Items of Interest

  1. Many thanks to the Noyac Civic Council members who tirelessly picked up trash along Noyac Road and around Trout Pond for the Great East End Clean Up on Saturday, May 4. Ella Knibb, Hannah Tuma, Isabella Hosey, Emelia Hosey, Hope Marxe, Sue Denis, Janet Grossman, Chuck Neuman, Tom McErlearn, Matt Burns, Maggie Jeager, Sharon Bakes, Emily Bakes and John Arendt spent several hours beautifying our hamlet. Many thanks to Phil of the Town of Southampton Highway Dept. who gave up his time off to help us in this yearly endeavor.

  2. The NCC Scholarship for adult and young adult members seeking higher education. Deadline: May 18, 2018.

  3. The DEC extended the public comment period on the Sand Land Mine matter. In Sept. 2018 the DEC modified the Mine’s permit, said there is no more sand and ordered the mine to begin reclamation. The DEC cited the Health Dept.’s report that contamination found in our aquifer beneath the Mine was caused by the operations at the Mine. Then in March, 2019, the DEC gave the Mine a permit to operate for another 8 years and to excavate 40 feet deeper and closer to the aquifer. Please demand a public hearing on this fiasco. Write to Mark Carrara, NYS DEC Region 1, Division of Environmental Permits, SUNY@ Stony Brook, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY11790. Writing to Gov. Cuomo would also help.

  4. Sag Harbor Schools Budget and Trustees Vote: May 21. Need a ride? Contact the NCC and we will help you get a ride to the polls. School District Absentee Ballot applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before if the ballot is to be delivered personally by the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Call 631-725-5302 X 412 for ballot Q. Download Absentee ballot here.

Can You Help the NCC?

  • Run for an NCC Executive Committee office: Next election will be June, 2018.

  • Membership: assist with database, dues invoicing, etc. Contact Chuck Neuman 631-988-8139.

  • Help gather and submit information for monthly meetings and newsletters.

Earlier Event: April 9
April Meeting 2019
Later Event: June 11
Meeting: June 11, 2019