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May 2024

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Deadline to apply for isolation status  
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - All Day

By May 1, trustees apply to County Superintendent for
school isolation status when ANB will be less than 10 for
elementary or less than 25 for high school for the second
consecutive year.

County election administrator delivers certified copy of the lists of registered electors to the school election administrator  
Monday, May 6, 2024 - All Day

Before the day of election, the county election
administrator shall deliver a certified copy of the lists of
registered electors for each voting location to the district.
The district shall deliver the lists to the election judges
prior to the opening of a voting location.

Deadline for absentee ballot requests (by noon)  
Monday, May 6, 2024 - All Day

Voters who wish to vote absentee may request an
absentee ballot in writing or in person until noon the day
before the election.

Late voter registration is closed at noon.  
Monday, May 6, 2024 - All Day

Late registration is closed at noon the day before the
election. Electors must late register at the office of the
county election administrator by noon and return their
certificate of late registration to the election administrator
(the school district clerk if the school district is running the
election) by 8:00 pm on election day.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - All Day

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - All Day

The election administrator must prepare the polling
places, printed ballots, ensure election judges are present,
and conduct a fair and unbiased election (See Election
Notify election judges of the names of write-in candidates

File monthly claims for NSLP or SFSP reimbursement  
Friday, May 10, 2024 - All Day

Monthly lunch, breakfast and snack counts are due on the
10th of each month. Counts are submitted in the Montana
Agreement and Payments System (MAPS) for National
School Lunch Program (NSLP) or Summer Food Service
Program (SFSP) reimbursement.

See OPI’s Back to School Page for more information on
SFSP and important updates.

OPI pays grant cash requests  
Friday, May 10, 2024 - All Day

OPI pays grant cash requests submitted by the 25th of the previous month.

First date that provisional ballots may be counted  
Monday, May 13, 2024 - All Day

Following the election, unresolved provisional ballots are
sealed. These ballots may not be opened until after 3pm
on the sixth day after the election. At that time election
judges convene, and a determination is made as to
whether the ballots are counted. If there are provisional
ballots in a school election, the canvass may not occur
until after all provisional ballots are resolved.

Second semester transportation claims due  
Friday, May 24, 2024 - All Day

Submit second semester transportation claims online to
the Superintendent of Public Instruction and transmit one copy of each claim to the County Superintendent of
• TR-5 Claim for State Reimbursement for Individual
and Isolated Transportation
• TR-6 Claim for Reimbursement for School Bus

Grant cash request due to OPI  
Saturday, May 25, 2024 - All Day

Grant cash requests made by this date will be paid on June 10.

OPI makes K-12 BASE aid and other payments  
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - All Day

Guaranteed Tax Base Aid
State Lands Block Grant
State Coal Mitigation Block Grant
State Major Maintenance Aid
Debt Service Assistance
County Retirement

Deadline for trustees canvass the votes, issue certificates of election, and publish results  
Friday, May 31, 2024 - All Day

Following receipt of the tally sheets from all polls and
within 15 days after the election, the trustees review the
tally sheets compiled by the election judges to ascertain
their accuracy. Recounts are ordered, if necessary. If the
tally is complete and accurate, trustees issue certificates
of election to successful candidates. The canvassed results
shall be published immediately in a newspaper that will
give notice to the largest number of people in the district.

Deadline for trustees to hold organizational meeting  
Friday, May 31, 2024 - All Day

The trustees of each district shall annually organize as a
governing board of the district after the regular school
election day and after the issuance of the election
certificates to the newly elected trustees, but not later
than 15 days after the election.

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