Mountain Lakes Board of Education Seeking Applicants to Fill Empty Seat

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MOUNTAIN LAKES —  The Mountain Lakes Board of Education is seeking applicants to fill an empty seat on the Board of Education.  Interested citizens are required to submit a resume and/or letter of interest to Mr. Ron Smith, Interim Board Secretary/ Interim Business Administrator, 400 Boulevard, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046 or at rsmith@mlschools.org stating their desire to serve on the board and their ability to handle the position. Submissions must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019.

 Legal requirements for becoming a member of a local board of education are:

  • a citizen of the United States of America
  • at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to qualify for office
  • able to read and write
  • a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at least one year preceding the date of the election
  • not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1
  • not disqualified from membership for the conviction of crimes pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1**
  • a registered voter in the district

The term of this appointment expires on December 31, 2019.  For a candidate kit and a comprehensive overview, please visit www.njsba.org/candidacy.

For more information, please call the Board of Education Office at (973) 334-8280.