Timeline to Fill Vacancy
Resignation accepted effective May 31, 2017
Notice of Vacancy published in the Journal Eureka
Letters of Interest communicated in writing to Superintendent Lisa Beames at 200 S. Garnavillo Street no later than 4:00 p.m.
Interviews with interested individuals held by the board in open meeting at times to be determined
Appointment of board member to fill vacancy until next School Board Election
School Board Election to elect member to complete vacated term
Appointment to fill vacancy expires; Elected member fills vacancy
The Anamosa Community School District will have an open seat effective May 31st due to submission and approval of the resignation of Rob Sayre.
Per Iowa code, the board has 30 days from the effective date of the resignation, May 31st, in which to fill the vacancy. Iowa Code also expresses the right of the public to file a petition for the vacancy to be filled by a special election.
The board will seek to fill the vacancy by appointment. This appointment will last until the next school board election which is September 12, 2017. Through that election process, a member will be selected to fulfill the remainder of the term which ends in November, 2019.
A public notice will be published in the Journal-Eureka on May 4th indicating the intent of the district to fill the vacancy by appointment as well as the right of the public to seek a special election.
Individuals interested in filling this appointment on the Anamosa Community School Board should communicate with Lisa Beames, Superintendent, in writing by 4:00 on May 15, 2017. Questions may also be directed to Mrs. Beames.
Candidates will be interviewed by the board in open meeting on May 22, 2017 at times to be determined. Interviews are anticipated to be approximately 30 minutes in length.
A subcommittee of the board will review interview data to determine the final recommendation for appointment.
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