PUBLIC NOTICE TO VOTERS IN THE
BOROUGH OF ROOSEVELT
COUNTY OF MONMOUTH
This notice is published pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:12-7. A Special Municipal Election will be held on April 25, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR THE SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION IS TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017.
To vote in Monmouth County, you must be a United States citizen, you will be 18 years of age by the next election, you will be a resident of the State and County 30 days before the election, and you are NOT currently serving a sentence, probation or parole because of a felony conviction. Registration deadline is 21 days before an election.
ATTENTION VOTERS WHO HAVE MOVED
If you are a registered voter in Monmouth County and have moved within the County, you should submit a change of address with the Commissioner of Registration, 300 Halls Mill Road, Freehold, NJ, 07728 phone #732-431-7780.
If you are a registered voter who has moved within the County, and you did not notify the County Commissioner of Registration of your new address, you will be permitted to vote at this election as follows: (1) Go to the polling place for the election district in which you reside on election day. (2) Tell the District Election Board Member that you are registered to vote, but have moved within the County. (3) You will be permitted to vote by provisional ballot. You will need to provide your name, current and old addresses, date of birth and signature on the envelope provided with the ballot. You may call the Commissioner of Registration or your Municipal Clerk to determine your proper polling place location.
NOTE: HAVA (Help America Vote Act) REQUIREMENTS
First-time “Mail-in” registrants, voting in a Federal Election,
MUST provide I.D. before voting.
Under New Jersey law you have the right to vote in privacy, to have a reasonable amount of time to vote, to receive a replacement ballot if you spoil the first one, and to bring written material into the polling place for your personal use.
A “Voter’s Bill of Rights” will be prominently displayed at your polling place. If you believe that your right to vote has been violated in any way, you should immediately notify your county Board of Elections or county Superintendent of Elections.
“Pursuant to provisions of the Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act of 1984” (Public law 98-435), a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) is maintained at the Election Division, Department of State, Trenton, New Jersey.
Persons wishing to utilize this service to obtain general voter information may do so by dialing 1-800-292-0039 or the Monmouth County Board of Elections at 732-431-7802 x7150.
AT THIS SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL WILL BE VOTED UPON:
Shall the Ordinance of the Borough Council of the Borough of Roosevelt finally adopted on December 27, 2016 and entitled:
Bond Ordinance 2016-022
Bond Ordinance Providing For Various Water-Sewer Improvements, Appropriating $150,000 Thereof And Authorizing The Issuance Of $142,500 Bonds And Notes to Finance A Portion Of The Costs Thereof, Authorized In And By The Borough Of Roosevelt, In The County Of Monmouth, New Jersey be Ratified? Yes__ No__
Ordinance 2016-022 provides financing for engineering studies of sewer infrastructure. The primary purpose of the studies are to (1) accurately may our in-ground infrastructure, (2) determine the location and extent of deterioration and necessary repairs, (3) assist us in complying in applicable law, and (4) help guide the Borough in determining the future of Borough water-sewer plants and related infrastructure. A vote of “Yes” will authorize financing the studies over time. A vote of “No” will decline financing the studies over time. A vote of “No” will not necessarily prevent the Borough or Borough water-sewer utility from paying for the engineering services from current funds.
This is to certify that the following is a true copy of the polling places in Monmouth County for the Municipal Election. All polling places are barrier free except where noted.
ROOSEVELT-01 BOROUGH HALL, 33 N ROCHDALE AVE
Monmouth County Board of Elections
TO ALL REGISTERED VOTERS IN THE
BOROUGH OF ROOSEVELT
COUNTY OF MONMOUTH
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:12-9, you are hereby advised of the following procedure to be used for the Special Municipal Election to be held on April 25, 2017 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
(1) any person attempting to vote may be challenged by a candidate, by the duly authorized challenger for a candidate or a political party or on a public question, or by a member of the district board of elections, because the challenger or board member has good cause to believe that the voter is not entitled to vote;
(2) members of the district board and all duly authorized challengers are prohibited from challenging, delaying or preventing the right to vote of any person because of that person?s race, color, national origin, expected manner of casting a vote or residence in a particular housing complex or section of a municipality or county;
(3) a person who is challenged may seek to establish his or her right to vote by swearing out and signing an affidavit attesting to the voter?s qualifications and/or providing a suitable identifying document for inspection, which may be but is not limited to the following; a valid New Jersey Driver?s License, a sample ballot with the voter?s name and address, an official Federal, State, County or Municipal document, a utility or telephone bill or tax or rent receipt dated within 30 days or a piece of mail postmarked on or after the 60th day before the election; a copy of the affidavit shall be given to the challenged voter; the district board shall determine the validity of the challenge by voting on it pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:15-24;
(4) any challenger, who seeks to deny a voter the right to vote, must sign an affidavit stating the reason why the voter is not entitled to vote. The district board will, when the challenge is made require the challenge affidavit to be signed by the challenger, the voter, and by the district board. A copy of the completed form will be furnished to the voter;
(5) any person who is denied the right to vote by reason of a successful challenge made at the polls may seek permission from the Superintendent of Elections to appear before a Superior Court Judge at Freehold to seek court order allowing that person to vote; the applicant should take copies of any affidavits given to him or to her at the polls and any proof submitted at the polls in support of that person?s right to vote;
(6) forms to register complaints about the conduct of an election shall be available at each polling place in the county.
Further information can be obtained from the Monmouth County Board of Elections at 732-431-7802 x7150.
A meeting of the Monmouth County Board of Elections is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Board of Elections Office at 300 Halls Mill Road in Freehold Township. At that time the Board of Elections will count the provisional ballots voted at the April 25, 2017, Special Municipal Election. If an adjournment is necessary it will be announced at that time. For further information call (732) 431-7802 x7150.
Monmouth County Board of Elections