The Clinton Central School Board of Education met Tuesday evening to discuss new business.
CCSD Superintendent Christopher Clancy introduced newly hired cleaner Edward Westcott, discussed the Tax Exemption for Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers, talked about the findings of a Blue Ribbon Commission Report, and reviewed the 2023-24 District and Building Goals introduced at the previous BOE meeting.
Clancy also recommended creating the position of Telecommunications Specialist.
Assistant Superintendent of Business Joe Barretta and Clancy talked about the Board's need to determine which provisions of the property tax exemption to authorize.
The exemption is for 10 percent of assessed property value and the Board of Education will need to pass a resolution and hold a public hearing.
A Volunteer with less than 20 years of service qualifies for the exemption if: they reside in the city, town, or village where they also volunteer for the FD or EMS service, the property is the volunteer's primary residence, the property is exclusively for residential purposes and the volunteer has been a member of the FD or EMS services for at least two years.
Volunteers with more than 20 years of service qualify for the remainder of their life.
The exemption can ...