201.04 – Board of Directors Elections

The school election takes place on the second Tuesday in September of odd-numbered years and shall be elected as follows:  One from District I, one from District II, one from District III, one from District IV, one from District V, one from District VI, and one from District VII.  All eligible voters of the Colfax-Mingo Community School District may vote for all seven directors and to address other questions that must be submitted to the voters.

Citizens of the school district community seeking a seat on the Board must file their nomination papers with the Board secretary, or the Board secretary’s designee, between sixty-four and forty days before the school election unless otherwise directed.

If a vacancy occurs on the Board, it may be filled by appointment within 30 days of the vacancy.  If the Board does not fill the vacancy by appointment, the Board secretary will call a special election to fill the vacancy.  Candidates for a seat created by a vacancy must file their nomination papers 25 days before the special election.

It is the responsibility of the county commissioner of elections to conduct school elections. 

Legal Reference:  Iowa Code 39; 45, 63, 274.7; 277; 278.1, 279.7 (2009)

Date of Adoption: July 1, 1985

Reviewed & Revised: September 3, 1991; October 17, 1994; January 5, 1998; May 21, 2001; March 21, 2016