Fort Sage Unified School District seeks trustee applications

Due to the resignation of one member of the Board of Trustees of the Fort Sage Unified School District effective June 25, the board voted at its July 15 meeting to call for a provisional appointment to fill the vacated seat. Community members wishing to be considered for a provisional appointment must:

Be a resident of Trustee Area 1 of the Fort Sage Unified School District.

Complete a questionnaire, which may be obtained by contacting Heather Von Ins at the Fort Sage Unified School District, [email protected], Herlong, California, (530) 827-3902. Completed questionnaires must be submitted to the Fort Sage Unified School District Office no later than 3 p.m. on July 23, 2020.

Applications from candidates meeting the above qualifications will be reviewed by the Fort Sage Unified School District Board of Trustees, and the Board may fill the vacancy at the July 27, 2020, Special meeting of the Board. Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the Lassen County Office of Education within 30 days following a provisional appointment, the appointment shall become effective. The appointee shall be sworn in and seated at the July 27, 2020 Board meeting and shall hold office until the next regularly scheduled board member election, which will be in November 2020.