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D51 School Board candidate petitions available

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Committee at meeting hearing(KKCO/KJCT)
Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 7:52 PM MDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2021 at 11:17 AM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - District 51 (D51) schools have opened up petitions for individuals to run for their Board of Education.

There are three director seats on the ballot that serve districts C, D, and E.

To run, each candidate has to live in one of the Districts and have been a registered elector/ resident of D51 for at least 12 consecutive months.

Each candidate must collect the signatures of at least 50 eligible voters on a nomination petition. Eligible voters are those registered to vote in the regular biennial school board election.

You can obtain petitions from the D51 Administrative Services Center at 2115 Grand Avenue, from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday.

The petitions must be submitted to the Board Secretary, Bridget Story, no later than 4:30 pm on August 27.

The general election for the school board seats will be on November 2nd.

Board members are unpaid and serve a four-year term, with a maximum limit of two full consecutive terms.

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