The resignation of John O’Neill from the McHenry Grade School Board opens up an opportunity for someone else to step up and serve.
The District 15 School Board has issued the following directions for doing so:
McHENRY – The deadline for residents to apply for the vacant school board position has been extended to October 6, 2015.
Board member John O’Neill resigned his position on September 8, 2015. Any resident of the school district who is 18 or older is eligible to fill the vacancy. The appointee will serve until the remainder of the term which ends in April, 2017.
The district plans to hold a special meeting on October 7, 2015 to interview candidates and make a selection as soon as possible. Those interested should send a cover letter and résumé in care of Cindee Nootbaar, at McHenry Elementary District 15, 1011 N. Green St., McHenry, IL, 60050. Or, interested candidates can send the information by e-mail to email@example.com.
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This is a particularly important time of the year for school boards.
It is when they decide whether to take every dime allowed under the Property Tax Cap or show some mercy to real estate taxpayers.