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Applications Due April 3 for Vacant ISD 279 School Board Seat

Mar 25, 2018 07:43AM ● By Wendy Erlien

File photo: Osseo Area Schools/ISD 279 Educational Service Center (photo by Wendy Erlien)

Following the resignation of an ISD 279 School Board Member resignation earlier this year, applications are being accepted until April 3 for district residents interested applying for potential appointment to the vacant seat. 

The individual who is appointed to the seat will complete the remainder of a four-year term of a board member who resigned. The term of the appointment runs until January 2019. 

"Following board screening, the top three applicants will be invited to address the school board at a special meeting on April 24, at 6 p.m. At that same meeting, the board is expected to identify and then take formal action to appoint their candidate of choice. Follow a mandatory 30-day waiting period, the appointed candidate will take the oath of office and begin service on June 5," according to a ISD 279 press release

How to apply:

Download and complete/return a hard copy application

Pick up an application from the Educational Service Center, 11200 93rd Avenue North, Maple Grove MN  55369 (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 763-391-7003;

All applications must be received by no later than 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 (postmarks not accepted). 

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