Resolution to Declare Vacancy

WHEREAS, Colorado Revised Statute section 22-31-129(1)(a) provides that a vacancy occurs in a school director office if for any reason a school director is not elected by the eligible electors at a regular biennial school election; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Weld RE 10J School District canceled the election pursuant to C.R.S. 1-5-208(1.5) because there were not more candidates than offices to be filled; and

WHEREAS, at the regular biennial school election on November 2, 2021, a vacancy occurred because there were no candidates for Director District B seat on the Board; 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE    WELD RE 10J SCHOOL DISTRICT AS FOLLOWS:

That, in accordance with state law, the Board declares a vacancy for the Director District B seat that will be filled by appointment by the Board within 60 days in accordance with the following procedure:

1. Interested persons are invited to send a letter to the Board with a statement of interest and qualifications by December 23, 2021 at 4 pm.

2. The Board will interview prospective candidates on December 13th, 2021 or December 28th, 2021 at a public meeting.

3. To be eligible for appointment, a candidate must be a registered elector of the school district and a resident of the director B district in which the vacancy exists. 

4. The appointee will serve until the next regular school biennial election in November 2023 at which time an election will be held for a successor to fill the remainder of the unexpired term.