Six candidates file for three Monticello School Board positions

Six candidates will seek election to the three Monticello School Board positions that will be open on this November’s ballot.

The positions currently filled by Scott Hill, Liz Leitch-Sell and Robbie Smith expire on Dec. 31 and new school board terms are set to begin on Jan. 1, 2014.

Only one of the candidates is an incumbent. Smith, 2328 Eastwood Circle, Monticello, filed for another term. Other candidates include Carol McNaughton 2821 Oak Ridge Drive, Kerry Schmitz, 6158 Wildwood Way, Nicole Soucy, 8734 Troy Marquette Lane, William Spartz, 1450 Oak Ridge Circle and Karen Vetsch, 6104 Wildwood Way.

The school board filing period opened on July 30 and closed Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m.

Candidates paid a $2 filing fee to run for office and were encouraged to meet with Superintendent Jim Johnson and talk about Monticello School Board position requirements.

The six candidates who have filed have until Thursday, Aug. 15 to withdraw from the election process.

Contact Tim Hennagir at tim.hennagir@ecm-inc.com

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