BBE - Vacancies on the Board

Code: BBE
Adopted: Unknown
Re-adopted: 10/11/95, 8/13/97
Original Code: 2300

Vacancies will be filled through Board appointment. The Board appointee must be a legally registered voter and a resident within the district for one year immediately preceding the appointment. Board elections are held every odd-numbered year which for purposes of this policy are referred to as election years. The appointee:

  1. Will serve until June 30 following the next election, at which time the individual elected in March of that year will fill the remaining portion of an unexpired term or serve a full four-year term; or
  2. Will serve until June 30 of a subsequent election year if the vacancy occurs after the filing date in an election year.

A Board member so elected as a replacement will serve the remain of the term of office of the Board member being replaced.

In the event of multiple vacancies, the position vacated first will be filled first.

Upon appointment by the Board, the newly appointed Board member(s) will be sworn and seated immediately.

If the offices of a majority of Board members are vacant at the same time, the Directors of the Douglas Education Service District shall appoint persons to fill the vacancies from qualified school district voters.

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