The district’s period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board will begin on Tuesday, July 29, and will end at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

Three seats on the Northfield Board of Education will be up for general election on Nov. 4. Voters will choose three members to serve four-year terms each, beginning in January 2015.

Affidavits of candidacy are available in the district office, located at 1400 Division Street South. The filing fee is $2. A candidate for school board must not have any other affidavit on file for any other elected office during the same general election.

A candidate for school board must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be an eligible voter
  • Be at least 21 years old upon assuming office
  • Be a resident of the district for thirty days before the general election

Affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the Northfield Public Schools District Office, and the filing fee paid, prior to 5 p.m. on Aug. 12. Contact Donita Delzer (507.663.0629) for more information.