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School Board candidates sought to fill 2 seats

Sat, Mar 18th 2017 07:00 am

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 17.

Thirty 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 4 p.m. weekdays beginning March 20. There are two three-year terms available in the upcoming election.

The qualifications to run for the Board of Education are:

•Must be a citizen of the United States;

•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 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, in the Grand Island High School main gym.


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