Applications due for Elmwood board of education vacancy

BLOOMDALE — There is a vacancy on the Elmwood Board of Education, due to the resignation of Brian King, and the remaining board members have 30 days to fill it.

King, who is in his 17th year, resigned from the school board effective Friday due to moving out of the district, said board President Debbie Reynolds,

The board must begin the process to replace King soon and name the replacement within 30 days. The newly appointed school board member will serve until Dec. 31, 2023.

Citizens interested in being considered for appointment to the board should contact Treasurer Jenalee Niese for an application.

The eadline to submit application is Nov. 16 at 2 p.m.

According to the Ohio School Boards Association, people serving on school boards in Ohio must be at least 18 years old, district residents and registered voters. If they wish to continue service on the school board, they will stand for election in the next general election.

Reynolds said the board will review all applications and will publicize the meeting date to accept the board member replacement at the conclusion of interviews.