Roaring Fork school board nominations open Wednesday
Nomination packets are available starting Wednesday for three Roaring Fork School District Board of Education seats that will be up for election in November.
The two Basalt-area seats, District A (currently held by Jen Rupert) and District E (held by Bob Johnson) will be up for election to four-year terms.
The Glenwood Springs District D seat will be up for election to a term ending in November 2019. That seat is now held by Shane Larson, who was appointed to replace Daniel Biggs who stepped down last year due to a move outside the director district.
None of the incumbents have indicated in advance of the opening for nominations if they intend to run for re-election.
An interactive, address-specific map of the director district boundaries can be found at the Roaring Fork Schools website, at http://www.rfsd.k12.co.us/about-us/board-of-education.html.
Those interested in running for the school board must live in the director district which he or she intends to represent, and be a registered voter of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the Nov. 7 election.
Starting Wednesday, candidates may pick up a nomination packet and circulate petitions for signatures. Candidates must file a nomination petition signed by at least 50 eligible electors from throughout the school district. Candidates must also submit a written notice of intention to be a candidate and other official paperwork. All documents must be filed by Sept. 1.
Check the district Board of Education webpage for details on locations and times nomination packets will be distributed.
Senior Projects Manager Angie Davlyn is the district’s designated election official and will be responsible for running the election. Davlyn will publicize notices and additional details prior to the election in accordance with state law.
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