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COLUMBIA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY
Effective August 25, 2023 a vacancy exists on the Board of School Directors of the Columbia Borough School District. In accordance with the School Laws of Pennsylvania, the remaining members of the Board intend to fill the vacancy at a public meeting within thirty (30) days. The individual appointed will serve until Monday, December 4, 2023.
In addition to being a current resident of the District, Section 322 of the Public School Code of 1949 as amended limits eligibility to: "Any citizen of this Commonwealth, having a good moral character, being eighteen (18) years of age or upwards, and having been a resident of the district for at least one (1) year, prior to the date of his election or appointment." There are further limitations relating to those who hold other government offices or positions in the School District.
Eligible individuals interested in this vacant office should submit a letter of interest, which must be received (mailed or hand carried) by 4:00 p.m., on Friday, September 15, 2023, addressed to the Columbia Borough School District Board of School Directors, C/O Board Secretary, 200 N. 5th Street Columbia, PA 17512. The letter of interest must include the applicant's address, contact information, and a statement of the reason(s) why the applicant desires to serve as a school director.
Eligible candidate(s) will be interviewed in a public meeting to be held on Tuesday September 19, 2023 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the District Administration Center at 200 N. 5th Street Columbia, PA 17512.