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Deadline to apply for isolation status  
Saturday, May 1, 2021 - All Day

County election administrator delivers certified copy of the lists of registered electors to the school election administrator  
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 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  
Monday, May 3, 2021 - All Day

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


Late registration is closed at noon  
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 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.


SCHOOL ELECTION DAY  
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - All Day

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


Deadline for convening the School Recount Board  
Monday, May 10, 2021 - Monday, June 7, 2021 - All Day

Deadline for convening the School Recount Board. When a tie vote has been certified to the election administrator or conditions have been met for filing a recount petition, the board shall convene at its usual meeting place to perform a recount. The recount must be completed within 5 days of receipt of official canvass or recount petition


Deadline for filing a petition for recount  
Monday, May 10, 2021 - Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - All Day

Deadline for filing a petition for recount. When a question submitted to a vote of the people is decided by a margin not exceeding ¼ of 1% of the total votes cast for and against the question, a petition for recount must be filed within 5 days after the official canvass.


End of Year Career and Technical Education (CTE) Collection  
Monday, May 10, 2021 - Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - All Day

The End of Year CTE Collection identifies all 12th grade students during the current school year who have met the definition of a CTE Concentrator. This collection meets the accountability requirements for the Carl D. Perkins federal grant.


File monthly meal claims for NSLP reimbursement  
Monday, May 10, 2021 - All Day

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


First date that provisional ballots may be counted  
Monday, May 10, 2021 - All Day

Following the election, unresolved provisional ballots are sealed. These ballots may not be opened until after 3pm on the 6th day after 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.


OPI pays grant cash requests  
Monday, May 10, 2021 - All Day

File monthly meal claims for NSLP reimbursement  
Monday, May 17, 2021 - All Day

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


Second semester transportation claims due  
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 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 Schools.
• TR-5 Claim for State Reimbursement for Individual and Isolated Transportation
• TR-6 Claim for Reimbursement for School Bus Transportation


Grant cash request due to OPI  
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - All Day

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


OPI makes K-12 BASE aid and other payments  
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - All Day

Guaranteed Tax Base Aid
Education Improvement Payment
State Major Maintenance Aid


Deadline for trustees to hold organizational meeting  
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 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.


Trustees canvass the votes, issue certificate of election, and publish results  
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 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.

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