Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2015 school board election in the Collinsville Unit #10 School District are now available.
Forms may be picked up in the office of the board secretary, at 201 W. Clay, Collinsville, Illinois, or the Madison County Clerk’s Office, 157 North Main St., Ste. 109, Edwardsville, on any business day between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Four seats on the seven-member board of education will be filled from the April 7 election. Candidates elected will serve four-year terms, expiring in April 2019.
To be eligible to serve, a school board member must be, on the date of election, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years old, a registered voter, a resident of the State of Illinois and the school district for at least one year immediately preceding the election.
Elections are nonpartisan and board candidates do not indicate a political party affiliation. Candidates should be aware of financial conflict-of-interest limitations set forth in State law.
Nominating papers may be filed by the candidate in person, by mail or by an agent at the Madison County Clerk’s Office beginning Dec. 15. The last day to file a petition is Monday, Dec 22.