CEDAR RAPIDS COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY AND
INTENT TO FILL VACANCY BY APPOINTMENT
There currently is a vacancy on the Cedar Rapids Community School District’s Board of Directors. Pursuant to Iowa Code 279.6, the Board publishes this notice of its intent to appoint a person to fill the vacancy on the Board. Eligible electors of the Cedar Rapids Community School District have the right to file a petition requiring that this vacancy be filled by special election. Petitions must be received by the board secretary within fourteen days after the publication of this notice.
If the vacancy on the Board is filled by appointment, the individual appointed shall hold office until a successor is elected and qualified at the next regular school election. Eligible electors of the Cedar Rapids Community School District who are interested in the appointment may submit a Letter of Interest which must include the following information:
- Why are you interested in serving on the CRCSD Board of Directors;
- Do you have previous experience serving on a public-school board;
- Do you plan to seek election to the CRCSD Board of Directors in the 2021 School Board Election; and
- Any other relevant information you would like to share with the Board of Directors relevant to the appointment.
Letters of Interest which do not include the information set out above will not be considered.
Letters of Interest must be emailed to the School Board Secretary, Laurel Day at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission of Letters of Interest is 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, 2021.
All Letters of Interest will be reviewed and ranked individually by each Board Member. The individual Board Member rankings will be provided to the Board President for review and compilation of the rankings. The Board President will notify the Board Members of the results of the compilation of the rankings and call a Special Board Meeting for the Board to make an appointment to fill the vacancy on the Board.
Date of this Notice
February 18, 2021
CEDAR RAPIDS COMMUNITY
Laurel A. Day, Board Secretary