NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY AND REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST FROM ELECTORS
WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT TO FILL THE VACANCY
The electors of the School District of Pittsville are hereby given notice that, as of September 13, 2016, there is a vacancy in the office of School Board Member. The office was formerly held by Kevin Zogleman.
Under state law, the vacancy will be filled by appointment by the remaining members of the School Board. The person who is appointed to fill the vacancy:
- Must be a resident and elector of the School District of Pittsville who is eligible under state law to hold the office of School Board Member in the District; and
- Will serve as an appointee until April 2017.
Following the conclusion of the appointee’s term of office, it is expected that an elected successor to the appointee (who shall be elected at the April 2017 spring election) will assume office on the 4th Monday of April of 2017.
Any eligible person who desires to be considered for appointment to this public office must file the following materials at the Office of the District Administrator, which is located at 5459 Elementary Avenue, Suite 2, Pittsville, WI 54466.
- A sworn Declaration of Eligibility to hold the vacant board seat. The relevant form is available upon request from the Office of the District Administrator. The Declaration must be sworn to before a notary or another official who is authorized to administer oaths.
- A letter of interest that identifies the potential appointee’s name, residential address, and telephone number, and that also addresses the individual’s qualifications and the reasons he/she is interested in serving on the School Board.
To ensure consideration, the letter of interest must be received in the Office of the District Administrator prior to 4:00 p.m. on October 3, 2016, and the sworn Declaration of Eligibility must be completed and filed in the office on or before the date of the Board meeting at which the Board considers the potential appointees. The letter and sworn Declaration may be hand delivered to the filing office or sent by U.S. Mail. It is the sole responsibility of the individual who is submitting the materials to verify that the District has received the materials on a timely basis. It is the sole responsibility of the individual submitting a letter of interest to ensure that the letter has been received. Accordingly, he/she may wish to contact the office to confirm that the District Administrator is in receipt of the letter.
Individuals submitting letters of interest should be aware that, unless otherwise directed or permitted under section 17.275, section 19.36(7), or Subchapter II of Chapter 19 of the state statutes, their submissions (including name and residential address) are generally subject to inspection or copying in response to requests submitted under section 19.35(1).
Following the deadline for receipt of letters of interest, the Board intends to interview one or more individuals who have been identified as potential appointees. The School Board then intends to attempt to fill the vacancy from the pool of interviewees.
Inquiries regarding this Notice may be directed to the District Administrator by telephone at 715-884-6694 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board sincerely appreciates the community’s interest in our schools and any resident’s interest in possible school board service.
For the School Board,
Mandy Hoogesteger, School Board President
Jane Wesely, School Board Clerk
Rodney Figueroa, District Administrator
Date of Notice: September 13, 2016