Board of Education Trustee Ellyn Bell (Area 1) has submitted her letter of resignation to Sacramento County Office of Education Superintendent David Gordon. As a result, on November 1, SCUSD’s Board of Education voted to appoint a replacement to serve out the remainder of her term.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at the meeting of the Board of Education of the Sacramento City Unified School District on December 20, 2012, the Board of Education appointed Jay C. Hansen as a provisional appointment to fill the Board member seat for Trustee Area 1 effective on the date following the deferred resignation date of December 23, 2012 of Board member Ellyn Bell who filed her deferred resignation on or about October 25, 2012.
Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools, 10474 Mather Boulevard, Sacramento within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment, the provisional appointment shall become an effective appointment to complete the term of the resigning Board member as stated above.
November 1 Board Meeting. Determine whether to proceed by appointment or election; adopt process and timeline.
Between November 1 and November 14. Advertise on District website and through the media inviting applicants to submit applications for appointment to represent Trustee Area 1.
November 14. All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14. Ad hoc committee meets to screen out applicants who do not comply with the minimum requirements as specified in Ed. Code 35107(a).
November 15 Board meeting. Board reviews applications in open session. All applications are available at the Board meeting for public inspection.
December 6 Board meeting (if no special meeting(s) scheduled). Board allows qualified applicants to make a timed presentation and may ask questions in the interview process. If desired, Board invites final applicants for additional interviews and final questions at the December 20th Board meeting.
December 20 Board meeting. Invite, if desired, final applicants for timed presentations and final questions. Vote to appoint and swear in new Board member for Trustee Area 1. Provisional appointee would assume office after deferred resignation expires.