Election Day:  November 3, 2020

Filing for School Board

NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.716
BELLE PLAINE
STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No.716 shall begin on July 28, 2020, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 11, 2020.

The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. At that election, three members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.

Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, 220 S Market Street, Belle Plaine or online www.belleplaine.k12.mn.us, School Board, School Board Election Information. If you have questions, contact Kris Davis at kdavis@belleplaine.k12.mn.us or 952-873-2416.  The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election.

The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 11, 2020.


Running for School Board Webinar -
Access a recording of the Running for School Board Webinar (recorded June 24, 2020):
 https://youtu.be/BhUZMzM2Vmo
  
The webinar will cover basics such as how to file for the board, reasons to serve on the board — and reasons not to serve on a board, job duties of school boards, and how boards function as a team.

Forms:
Running for School Board
Affidavit of Candidacy 
Affidavit of Withdrawal 

 

Election Day: May 8th, 2018
Referendum/School Board Election Results 
School Board:
Terry Morrison: 1635
Alex Carlson: 801

Referendum for Community Center:
FAILED
No Votes: 2146
Yes Votes: 622

Referendum Campaign Finances 
Opposing Referendum 
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