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. April 21.
Twenty-five valid signatures of district residents are required on a petition. Forms are available at the district office, located at 1100 Ransom Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. There are two three-year terms and one one-year term to be filled.
To qualify to run for the Board of Education, a candidate must:
(1) be a citizen of the United States;
(2) be at least 18 years of age;
(3) be a resident of the district for one year prior to the election; and
(4) be able to read and write.
The School Board election and budget vote will be held from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 20, in the Grand Island High School main gymnasium, 1100 Ransom Road.