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

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

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