Filing for School Board Election

Filing for School Board Election Opens August 1
Posted on 07/17/2017
ISD 199 logoJuly 17, 2017

Inver Grove Heights, Minn. – Three of the seven at large positions on the School Board of Independent School District 199 are up for election in the November 7, 2017 General School Board Election. The Terms of Paul Mandell, Cindy Nordstrom, and Lynette Stensgard expire January 1, 2018. The term of each open position is four years, from January 2018 to January 2022.

The two-week filing period for School Board candidates will open Tuesday, August 1, at 7:30 AM and end Tuesday, August 15, at 5:00 PM. All candidates must file during this two-week period in order to be placed on the ballot.

The School Board is responsible for developing policy to ensure the proper care, management, and control of district affairs, and to support the district’s mission of educating our students to reach their full potential.

Any person may be a candidate who:
  • is eligible to vote;
  • would be at least 21 years old upon assuming office (January 1, 2018);
  • is a resident of the school district for at least 30 days before the election;
  • has not filed as a candidate for any other office at the upcoming general election, and
  • is not a sex offender who has been convicted of an offense for which registration is required under Minnesota Statute 243.166.

Affidavits of candidacy are available during office hours (7:30 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday) in the Superintendent’s Office of District 199, 2990 80th Street East, Inver Grove Heights. Completed affidavits of candidacy must be filed at the Superintendent’s Office by 5:00 PM August 15, along with a $2 filing fee.

Persons considering running for one of the three open positions may also call the Superintendent’s Office at 651-306-7156 for more information or to schedule an informational meeting.