Oregon Statutes - Chapter 330 - Boundary Changes; Mergers - Section 330.425 - Local school committee; members; election.

(1) Each local school committee provided for in the reorganization plan under ORS 330.530 (1989 Edition) shall consist of three members elected by the electors of the school district pursuant to ORS chapter 255. At the first regular district election following the merger of the school district, there shall be elected three members of each local school committee. Each person elected shall serve a term of two years. Members of the local school committee may be nominated and elected from the attendance area determined by the district school board or may be nominated from such areas but elected from the district or may be nominated and elected from the district, the manner to be determined by the district school board.

(2) A person shall be nominated as a candidate for member of a local school committee by filing a petition for nomination or a declaration of candidacy under ORS 255.235. If a candidate is nominated by petition and members are nominated from attendance areas, the petition must be signed by at least 10 electors residing in the attendance area from which the candidate seeks nomination.

(3) Each office of local school committee member shall be designated by number as Position No. 1, Position No. 2 or Position No. 3 and so forth. The school district shall assign a position number to each office on the local school committee and shall certify to the filing officer the name of the committee member in office holding that position. A copy of the certification shall be filed in the office of the filing officer. As used in this section, “filing officer” means the:

(a) County clerk or county official in charge of elections of the county in which the administrative office of the district is located regarding a district located in more than one county; or

(b) County clerk or county official in charge of elections in a district situated wholly within the county. [Formerly 330.665; 1995 c.258 §2; 1995 c.607 §72; 2005 c.209 §18]

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