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Board of Education Petitions Now Available

Four seats on the Rush-Henrietta Central School District Board of Education are up for election.

Three candidates receiving the highest number of votes will serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2024. The candidate receiving the fourth-highest number of votes will serve a term beginning upon the filing of the oath of office and ending June 30, 2023.

To qualify to serve on the Board of Education, an individual: 

  • must be at least 18, a United States citizen, and a qualified voter of the district.
  • must be a resident (but need not be a taxpayer) of the district for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year immediately before the election.
  • may not have been removed from any school district office within the preceding year.
  • may not reside with another member of the school board as a member of the same family or be employed by the school district.

Petitions to run for the school board are due prior to 5 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2021. Contact Karen Flanigan, school district clerk, at 359-5010 or kflanigan@rhnet.org, for more information.

The order in which candidate names will appear on the ballot will be determined during a drawing at 8 a.m. Tuesday April 20, at the Parker Administration Building, 2034 Lehigh Station Road, Henrietta.

Those running for the Board of Education will be invited to participate in DPAC Meet the Candidates Night, which will be held April 22.