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Filing for 2021 Westonka School Board Election Open July 27-Aug. 10

Update August 7, 2021—The City of Minnetrista has informed the District that Sunnyfield Road between Langewood Drive and the eastern high school entrance will be closed to through traffic Monday, August 9 through Wednesday, August 11 to accommodate the reconstruction of this portion of the road to the new elevation. Traffic will be detoured to Game Farm Road and Blair Road. Detour signs will be posted.

May 25, 2021—Filing to be a candidate for school board in the November 2021 Westonka School Board election will open in late July and run for two weeks. The first day to file will be Tuesday, July 27 at the Westonka Educational Service Center (district offices). Filing will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10. Candidates may file Monday through Friday during regular business hours. 

In order to be a candidate for school board, an individual must be eligible to vote in Minnesota, be at least 21 years old and be a resident of the Westonka School District for at least 30 days by the time of the November 2 election.

If You Are Interested in Running for School Board

  • Information packets will be available starting the week of July 12 at the Westonka Educational Service Center, 5901 Sunnyfield Road E, Minnetrista.
  • Prospective candidates need to file a notarized Affidavit of Candidacy. There is usually a notary available at the district office, however it would be a good idea to make sure before coming in. 
  • Candidates must also pay a $2 filing fee.
  • Candidates may file Monday through Friday, July 27-Aug. 10, during regular business hours. Bring your Affidavit of Candidacy and filing fee to Suite A of the Westonka Educational Service Center, 5901 Sunnyfield Road E, Minnetrista.

Westonka elects half of the school board every two years during an odd-year election. This year filing will be open for three four-year terms. The seats currently held by Brian Carlson, Loren Davis and Gary Wollner will be up for election.

For more information about serving on the school board, contact Superintendent Kevin Borg, borgk@westonka.k12.mn.us. For information on filing or to confirm a notary will be available, contact Carol Shukle, administrative assistant, shuklec@westonka.k12.mn.us.


 

Carol Shukle
shuklec@westonka.k12.mn.us
(952) 491-8007