Throw your hat in the ring; Nominating petitions can be circulated

Throw your hat in the ring; Nominating petitions can be circulated The city of Vermillion and Vermillion School District 13-1 will hold a joint election on April 10.

Nominating petitions for the offices that will become vacant can now be circulated, as of Feb. 9.

Offices coming vacant for the city of Vermillion are: Alderman Central Ward; Alderman Northeast Ward; Alderman Northwest Ward; and Alderman Southeast Ward. Incumbents in those wards are Leo Powell, Kevin Annis, Joe Grause and Frank Slagle, respectively.

These are two-year terms.

Petitions are available from the office of the city finance officer at city hall, 25 Center Street. Petitioners must obtain a minimum of 50 signatures of

registered voters from within the ward in which they are running.

Petitons must be filed at the same office between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., (central standard time) not later than March 9.

Two school board positions, each with a three-year term, will become vacant. Incumbents are Nick Merrigan and Floyd Boschee.

Petitions may be obtained in the office of the school district business manager at 17 Prospect. Petitioners must obtain a minimum of 20 signatures of registered voters from within the school district.

Petitions must be filed at the same office between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (central standard time) not later than March 9 at 5 p.m., or mailed by registered mail not later than March 9 at 5 p.m.

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