Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

CC/E board changes director district election process

New rules take effect in 2023

After more than a year of discussion and one negated attempt, the Clay Central/Everly school board on Nov. 30 finally changed the way members are elected.

"This will give our district more opportunity for people to run at large," said Superintendent Kevin Wood.

Under the new arrangement, two members (Districts 1 and 2) must reside north of county road B24 while two must reside south of B24 (Districts 4 and 5). District 3 will now be an at-large spot, and the seat holder can reside anywhere inside the district.

Previously, CC/E constituents elected each board member from the director district i...

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