Deadline extended for school board applications

The deadline to submit applications to fill a vacancy on the Mesa County School District 51 board has been extended to 4 p.m. April 20.

The District C seat on the school board was vacated following the resignation of John Williams. Williams resigned before a final round of interviews for an open position as district general counsel.

To apply for the vacant seat, interested candidates must submit resumes and cover letters to bridget.story@d51schools.org.

Interested applicants must be registered to vote within District 51  boundaries for at least a year and reside in District C, located between 26 1/2 and 29 roads in central and northern Grand Junction. A detailed map is available online at d51schools.org/about_us/board_of_education/members.

Applications must submit a copy of their driver’s licenses for verification purposes.