Canajoharie BOE seeks applicants

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School District is accepting nominating petitions from qualified residents interested in seeking a seat on the board of education. One term is expiring this year and the seat is for five years, according to a news release.

The seat, presently occupied by Rachel Mason, will become vacant as of June 30, the news release stated.

The petitions can be picked up at the district office during normal school hours, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The completed petitions are due by 5 p.m. Monday (April 16) the news release stated.

The candidates must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, qualified voters in the school district and able to read and write. They must be residents of the school district continuously for one year before the election. They cannot be employed by the board on which they will serve, or live in the same household with a family member who is also a member of the same school board, the news release stated.

The board of education election and annual school budget vote will take place from noon to 9 p.m. May 15, at the high school, the news release stated.

By Kerry Minor

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