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School Board candidates sought to fill 3 seats

by jmaloni

•Taken from the March 28 Dispatch

Thu, Apr 10th 2014 04:25 pm

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.

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