Board of Education election packets available at R.I.-Milan District


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Posted Online: Nov. 30, 2012, 10:00 am
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Press release submitted by Rock Island-Milan School District #41


The Rock Island-Milan School District has four positions on the Board of Education to be filled at the consolidated election on April 9, 2013.

Potential candidates can pick up a petition and package of materials at the school district Administration Center, 2101 6th Ave., Rock Island. To be eligible to serve, a school board member must be, on the date of election, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, a registered voter and a resident of the State of Illinois and live in the boundary area of the Rock Island-Milan School District #41.

After picking up election information packets, candidates must file petitions in the office of the Clerk between Monday, December 17, through Wednesday, December 26 (deadline extended). No petitions will be accepted after 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, 2012.

For more information, contact Board of Education Secretary, Holly Sparkman at 309-793-5900 x281 or visit www.rockislandschools.org.





















 



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