Board Seeks Public Input Prior To Appointment

The Sacramento County Board of Education will hold a special public meeting on Tuesday, August 11 to receive public comment from the community prior to making a provisional Board member appointment to fill the current vacancy in Trustee Area 2.

The special meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Joe Mims Jr. Hagginwood Community Center auditorium. The center is located at 3271 Marysville Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95815.

At its July 21 meeting, the Board of Education voted to make a provisional appointment to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of former Area 2 Trustee and President Gretchen C. Bender whose term was scheduled to expire in June 2010.

The Board must make a selection to fill the post by August 30. According to a timeline set by the Board of Education, a new Trustee will be selected at a public Board of Education meeting on August 18.

Applications must be received by August 7. Applications should be submitted to the President of the Sacramento County Board of Education and delivered to the David P. Meaney Education Center, 10474 Mather Boulevard, Mather, CA 95655 or mailed to P.O. Box 269003, Sacramento, CA 95826-9003.

The application must include a letter of interest and résumé. It also may include no more than three letters of recommendation. The Board of Education will hold open session interviews with the applicants.

Area 2 includes the communities of Antelope, Del Paso Heights, Elverta, Gardenland, Hagginwood, North Highlands, North and South Natomas, North Sacramento, Rio Linda, Robla, and a portion of Foothill Farms. School districts covered are: Center Unified, Twin Rivers Unified, Elverta Joint, Natomas Unified, and Robla.

Individuals interested in applying for the open Area 2 Trustee position may contact Carla Miller, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, at 228-2410 for further information.

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