Ocean City School Board Seeks Applicants for Vacant Seat

first_imgOcean City High SchoolThe Ocean City Board of Education is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the board.Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume no later than noon Wednesday, July 9. All candidates then will be scheduled for an interview with the board.Anybody interested should send the material to:Business Administrator/Board Secretary Pat YacovelliOcean City Board of Education501 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 1,Ocean City, NJ 08226-3891The board will appoint a replacement for Pete Madden, who will resign his seat on June 30.Madden was elected to a three-year term to the board in November 2013, but he was elected to City Council on May 13 (2014) and will take office on July 1. The law prevents him from serving in both seats.The board voted 5-2 in May to make the new appointment after the third Monday in July — a decision that, in essence, determined that the appointee will serve 16 months before facing a potential election.If the appointment were made earlier than that date, the appointee would serve only the four months until the next school board election in November 2014. State law designates the cutoff.All applicants will be interviewed at a public meeting. The board will then vote on who will fill the position.The most recent vacancy included seven applicants.__________Sign up for OCNJ Daily’s free newsletter“Like” us on Facebooklast_img

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