School Board filing period to open May 22

Filing for school board seats opens May 22.

The period for filing affidavits for individuals interested in running as candidates for the Elk River Area School Board begins May 22 and closes at 5 p.m. on June 5.  The election is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 6.

There are three at-large School Board positions open; individuals elected will serve terms of four-years each.  Qualified candidates must be:

•An eligible voter;

•At least 21 years of age or more on assuming office;

•A resident within ISD 728 boundaries within thirty (30) days before the general election.

•Have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election.

•Not employed by ISD 728.

The affidavits of candidacy are available at the SISD chool District Office, 815 Highway 10, Elk River, Minnesota 55330.  The filing fee is $2.  For additional information, call Londa Chambers at 763-241-3418.