Thursday, May 30, 2024

Applications being received for Bossier School Board District 4 vacancy

by BIZ Magazine

Bossier Parish School Board is accepting applications until 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2023 to fill the District 4 seat, which has been declared vacant.

Individuals interested in being appointed to fill the vacant School Board seat must reside in District 4 and meet all qualifications for seeking office.

In accordance with La. R.S. 17:52, to qualify as a member of a school board a person must:

  • Read and write the English language;
  • Be at least eighteen (18) years old;
  • Have resided in the state for the preceding two (2) years; and
  • Have resided in the district for at least one (1) year.

Applicants can submit their resumes to the Bossier Parish School Board, P.O. Box 2000, Benton, LA 71006-2000.

The School Board will call a special meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2023 at Bossier Instructional Center, 2719 Airline Drive in Bossier City to interview potential candidates and appoint a replacement.

Because the unexpired portion exceeds one year, the Bossier Parish School Board will also pass a resolution calling for a special election. Any person the Board appoints to fill the vacant District 4 seat will be eligible to run for the permanent position in the primary election on October 14, 2023 and, if necessary, the general election on November 18, 2023.

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