Cancellation of School Board Election

80467 | 09/08/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000480337-01

Cancellation of School Board Election WHEREAS, the only matter before the electors at the regular biennial school election on November 5, 2019, is the election of 3 persons to fill 4 offices of school director; and WHEREAS, the deadline for filing an affidavit of intent to be a write-in candidate has passed and no individual has filed such an affidavit; and WHEREAS, state law at Colo. Rev. Stat.§ 1-5-208(1.5) authorizes the Board of Education by resolution to cancel the election if at the close of business on September 3, 2019, there are not more candidates than offices to be filled at the election, including candidates filing affidavits of intent to be write-in candidates. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the South Routt School District has determined that the prerequisites for canceling the election have been met so the 2019 regular school biennial election is canceled. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Jo Parker, the designated election official for the regular school biennial election, is authorized to take all necessary and appropriate steps to cancel the election, including providing notice of the cancellation by publication and by posting notice at each polling location, in the office of the designated election official and in the office of the county clerk and recorder; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the designated election official shall officially notify the county clerk and recorder of this action so that election expenses to date can be pro-rated accordingly; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board shall declare a vacancy in the l offices of school director at its next regular Board meeting after Election Day, and persons shall be appointed to the Board to fill these vacancies in accordance with Colo. Rev. Stat.§ 22-31-129. Approved this 27th day of August, 2019, by a vote of 7 - 0 /s/ Jules Palyo President, Board of Education Attest: /s/ James Hoff Secretary, Board of Education Published in the Steamboat Pilot & Today on September 8, 2019. 0000480337