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1115 (P) - Vacancies



In case of a board vacancy, the remaining board members shall fill such vacancy by appointment. The board will receive applications from any qualified persons seeking to fill the position after suitable public notice. The board will appoint one of the candidates to serve until the next regularly scheduled board election, at which time a director shall be elected for the unexpired term, if any.

The appointment shall be approved, by roll call vote, by not less than three members of the board. If there exists fewer than three members, the educational service district board members shall appoint a sufficient number to constitute a legal majority of the board. Should the board fail to fill a vacancy within ninety (90) days from the creation of such vacancy, the educational service district board members shall fill such vacancy. Appointees shall be United States citizens and qualified voters resident in the school district and appropriate director district, if any.

The superintendent shall develop procedures for filling a board vacancy.

Cross Reference: 
Board Policy 
 1114 Board Member Residency and Resignation 
 1450  Absence of Board Member
Legal References: 
 28A.310.030  ESD Board
 28A.343.370  Directors - Filling vacancies
 28A.330.020  Certain board elections, manner and vote required
 42.30.110  Board member interviews in open public session


Adopted by the Board: July 16, 2002

Revised: October 7, 2003

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