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My Town Grand Haven: School board candidate deadline nears
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My Town Grand Haven: School board candidate deadline nears
 

----NEWS RELEASE---

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (Grand Haven Area Public Schools)-- GHAPS residents who are interested in serving as a school board member have until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 to file a petition.

State law requires that candidates be United States citizens, and qualified and registered electors of the school district they wish to represent by the filing deadline.

At the general election on November 4, 2014, district voters will be asked to elect four board of education members. The four open seats include one two-year term commencing January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2016, and three six-year terms commencing January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2020.

Nominating petitions are available from the County Clerk's Ofice, or from the GHAPS Superintendent’s Office located at 1415 S. Beechtree Street. Candidates can avoid filing nominating petitions by paying a nonrefundable filing fee of $100 to the Ottawa County Clerk’s Office. Petitions are due to the Ottawa County Clerk’s Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  

 

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