News from the Bedford Central School District on the Board of Education vacancy:
The Board of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Board to fill the seat of Ms. Lee Goldstein, who will be resigning due to family relocation. The term of office will conclude on May 20, 2014, the date of the next school board election. The Board of Education invites interested individuals to submit an application by September 13, 2013. The Board will meet in Public Special Session in the Fox Lane Middle School Little Theater to conduct interviews of all candidates on September 18 at a time not earlier than 7 pm. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be televised on BCSD-TV and on the website via live video streaming. To assist the Board in preparing questions and to gather community input, community members are asked to submit a topic or question for consideration at the public interviews to email@example.com no later than September 13. Following the public interview of candidates, community members may also submit input to the Board from September 18 through September 23, 2013 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board is expected to make an appointment on or about September 25, 2013. The term of office will commence with the Board’s appointment and continue until the next school board election on May 20, 2014.
To be eligible for this position, an individual must be a qualified voter of the district and have lived in the school district for at least one continuous year. At a minimum, service on the Board requires preparation for and attendance at bimonthly Board meetings. In addition, School Board members serve on at least one Board subcommittee, which meets monthly.