Residents of the Fargo School District who are 18 years of age or older and are interested in running for election for one of the five postions open on the Fargo Board of Education are invited to attend a Candidate Information Session on Tuesday, April 1 at 5:00 p.m. in the Fargo Public Schools District Office Board Room, located at 415 North 4th Street. Eligible parties are welcome to attend to find out more about the role and responsibility of the Board and to ask questions.
If interested in running for election, a person must declare their intent to run for election and file for candidacy by Monday, April 7 at 4:00 p.m.
Fargo Public Schools has had a Board of Education since the founding of its first public school in 1874. Learn more about the Board’s primary role, assignments, and tasks through the Fargo Board of Education link.
If you are interested in running for the Board of Education, please download the documents listed below for completion; they are also available for pick up at the District Office. Completed applications must to be submitted by the deadline to the Fargo Public Schools Business Office, located at the District Office, 415 North 4th Street, Fargo ND, 58102.
The Board positions currently held by Board president Dinah Goldenberg, Linda Boyd, Rusty Papachek, Rick Steen, and Kris Wallman will be up for election. The Fargo Board of Education election will be held TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014. Terms are for four years.
The Board meets in regular session on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month except in July and December, when one meeting is held on the second Tuesday. Board members receive a monthly salary of $1,000 for their service.