Three of the nine seats on the Meade School Board are up for election this year. The positions that will become vacant due to the expiration of their terms are those held by Wanda Blair, Vale; Nancy Richter, Enning; and Bob Burns, Black Hawk.
Any person residing within Meade School District is eligible to file a nominating petition for the position, the term of which is three years. The petition may be picked up at the school business office or downloaded at www.meade.k12.sd.us/offices/businessoffice.htm. The petition must contain the signatures of at least 20 registered voters of Meade School District.
The first day to circulate nominating petitions was March 1. Deadline for filing the petitions is 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the office of the business manager, 1230 Douglas Street, Sturgis.
Instructions on circulating nominating petitions and a guide for school board candidates can also be found on the district website, as listed above.
The school board election is Tuesday, June 4.