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Adoption Date: 06/22/2021

History: 11/23/21(reviewed), 11/29/22 (reviewed), 10/24/23 (reviewed)

Individuals who are willing to serve on the board should believe public education is important, support the democratic process, willingly devote time and energy to board work, respect educators and have the ability to examine the facts and make a decision. The board believes an individual considering a position on the school board should possess these characteristics.

Citizens wanting to run for a position on the board must be a citizen of the school district, an eligible elector of the district and free from a financial conflict of interest with the position.

Policy References:

Legal Reference:    

Iowa Code § 277    School Elections
Iowa Code § 277.27    School Elections - Qualifications
Iowa Code § 279.7A    Directors - Powers and Duties - Public Contracts/Exceptions
Iowa Code § 63    Qualifying for Office
Iowa Code § 68B    Government Ethics and Lobbying

Cross Reference:    

201      Board of Directors' Elections
202.4   Vacancies
203      Board of Directors' Conflict of Interest

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