Minneota Public Schools

2014 Minneota School Board Election Information

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

 Event     
 Date
 Location
 Candidate Filling Period ($2 filing fee)
July 29, 2014 - August 12, 2014
 District Office at Minneota Public School
 General Election Day  
 November 4, 2014

 

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS 

o         To qualify for election to your local school board you must be:

o   At least 21 years old

o   An eligible voter

o   District resident for at least 30 days

o   Not a convicted felon or sex offender

o       School board members are elected to 4-year terms and take office the first Monday in January.

o       By law, the school boards in Minnesota are made up of either 6 or 7 members. Some exceptions have been created by special legislation, often by consolidated districts.

o       Some conflicts of interest if you are a board member are:

o   Expect to make over $8,000 as an employee of the district in any fiscal year

o   Have a personal financial interest in the sale, lease, or contract with the district

o   Hold another elected position except township board


Information for Candidates

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