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School Board candidates sought to fill 3 seats

by jmaloni
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 09:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz reads `The Rainbow Fish` to students in Tricia McDonald's fourth-grade class Monday during the Parents As Reading Partners program at Kaegebein Elementary School. (photo by Larry Austin)
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz reads "The Rainbow Fish" to students in Tricia McDonald's fourth-grade class Monday during the Parents As Reading Partners program at Kaegebein Elementary School. (photo by Larry Austin)

Candidates interested in a seat on the Grand Island Board of Education must file nominating petitions with District Clerk Janet Schuster by 5 p.m. on April 16.

Thirty-nine valid signatures of district residents are required on a petition. Forms are available at the district offices, located at 1100 Ransom Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. There are three three-year terms to be filled.

The qualifications to run for the Board of Education are:

•Must be a citizen of the US,

•Must be at least 18 years of age,

•Must be a resident of the district for one year prior to the election, and

•Must be able to read and write.

The School Board election and budget vote will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 15 in the Grand Island High School gymnasium.

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