Open Seats for School Board

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 15:06

The District 833 School Board has five seats open for election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Four members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four years each and one member will be elected for a two-year term. 

The period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of District 833 School Board member begins on Aug. 1, and closes at 5 p.m. on Aug. 15. Affidavits of candidacy will be available at the District Service Center (7362 E. Point Douglas Road S., Cottage Grove). For candidate filing information, eligibility requirements, school board duties, and campaign information please visit sowashco.org/2017-school-board-election. Full descriptions can be found by clicking link for ‘2017 School Board Candidate Filing Information.’ 

Questions about filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of District 833 School Board member can be addressed to Dayna Bentdahl at 651-425-6201 or dbentdah@sowashco.org. 

Dont forget to vote on November 7 for the upcoming Referendum. This year's referendum will include our largest levy renewal; a levy of $15 million. Final questions are currently awaiting approval by the board but will be released at www.sowashco.org. Please check back for details. The ballot will also include these 5 open School Board seats. Please remember to vote.