Vacancies on the Board, including resignations and retirements, shall be filled as soon as possible by appointment by the remaining members of the Board in accordance with state law and established District procedures.

Candidates for a vacancy on the Board shall be appointed at an open meeting. A majority vote shall be required for all appointments to the Board. Board members appointed for unexpired terms shall take office immediately upon having taken and filed the official oath. Such appointee shall hold office until a successor is elected and takes office per current State Statutes.

Legal Ref.: Statutes of Wisconsin

Sections 17.03 (Vacancies, how caused)
Sections 17.26.1 (Vacancies in school boards, how filled)
Sections 19.01(Oath of office)
Sections 19.81 (Open meetings; declaration of policy)
Sections 19.85 (Open meeting exemptions)
Sections 120.06(3) (Board member term of office)

First Reading: February 16, 2010
Second Reading: March 2, 2010
Date Approved: March 2, 2010

For the Board: Tom Steiner, President; Lynn Jaeger, Vice President; Cole Marshall, Clerk; Bill Barhyte, Treasurer; Sue Giovanni, Member