School Board

Resolution to Declare a Vacancy


WHEREAS, Colorado Revised Statute section 22-31-129 allows a board of education to accept the written resignation of a board member and declare a vacancy in the school director office; and


WHEREAS, on June 26th, Cindy Lystad, a member of the Board of Education of the Ridgway School District, submitted a written resignation which was accepted by the Board of Education on that date and effective as of June 26th, 2019.


BE IT RESOLVED that, in accordance with state law, the Board now declares a vacancy in this school director office as of June 27th, 2019, and this vacancy will be filled by appointment by the Board within 60 days from this date in accordance with the following procedure:

  1. Interested persons are invited to send a letter to the Board with a statement of interest and related experience by Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 to the following address: Ridgway School District, 1115 West Clinton Street, Ridgway, Colorado 81432, ATTN: Secretary to the Board of Education, or via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  2. The Board will interview prospective candidates on August 22nd, at a public meeting.
  3. No person is eligible to hold public office unless that person fully meets the qualifications for office. To be eligible for appointment, a candidate must be a registered elector of the school district for at least twelve consecutive months prior to the date of appointment. Any person who has been convicted of a sexual offense against a child is ineligible for the office of school director. Each candidate for appointment to the vacancy shall establish their eligibility to hold office by submitting a sworn affidavit attesting to their qualification for office by Wednesday, August 21st to the address provided above no later than 4:00 p.m.
  4. The appointee will serve until the next regular school biennial election in November 2019.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR SCHOOL DIRECTORS

RIDGWAY SCHOOL DISTRICT R-2

OURAY COUNTY, COLORADO

The Board of Education of Ridgway School District R-2 in the County of Ouray, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot of the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

At this election two (2) directors will be elected representing Ridgway School District R-2 for a term of office of four years and one (1) director will be elected representing Ridgway School District R-2 for a term of office of two years. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector of the school district for at least twelve consecutive months before the election and a resident of Ridgway School District R-2. A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.

A person who desires to be a candidate for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the biennial school election.

Nomination petitions may be obtained at the Superintendent’s Office located in the Ridgway Elementary School. Summer office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Completed petitions should be submitted to Susan Lacy, the School District’s designated election official, no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 30, 2019.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Board of Education of Ridgway School District R-2, in the County of Ouray and State of Colorado, has caused this call for nominations to be given this 7th day of August, 2019.

 

For more information contact Autumn Bailey, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent and Secretary of the School Board, at 626-4320.

  

Note: This Call for Nominations is to be published not more than 90 days nor less than 75 days before the election. C.R.S. 22-31-107 (1.5)

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Board of Directors Election Timeline 

Agendas for Ridgway School Board meetings will be posted at the entrance to the Ridgway School District office, Elementary School, and Secondary School, in the display box at the U.S. Post Office, and on the District Website. 

Please contact the district office at 970-626-4320 with questions regarding meetings, agendas, or minutes.

2019-2020 BOE Meeting Schedule

Thursday, August 8th- Retreat- 3:00 p.m. - Eagle Hill Ranch Clubhouse

Thursday, August 8th- Special Session- Immediately Following Retreat

Thursday, August 22nd- Regular Meeting- 5:30 p.m. - District Lounge, RES

Thursday, September 5th- Work Session- 5:30 p.m. - District Lounge, RES

Thursday, September 19th- Regular Meeting- 5:30 p.m. - District Lounge, RES

**Please note that meeting times and locations are subject to change.  Please check posted agendas or call the District Office (970-626-4320) for the most current information.

Click HERE for 2019 Ridgway School Board meeting agendas and minutes.

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Click HERE for 2017 Ridgway School Board meeting agendas and minutes. 

Click HERE for 2016 Ridgway School Board meeting agendas and minutes. 

Click HERE for 2015 Ridgway School Board meeting agendas and minutes.

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Click HERE for 2013 Ridgway School Board meeting agendas and minutes.

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