Petitions available for library district seats

WOODSTOCK – Two trustees for the Rural Woodstock Public Library District will be elected to six-year terms in the April 9 Consolidated General Election.

Registered voters residing outside the city limits of Woodstock but within the boundaries of Community Unit District 200 are eligible to be candidates.

The board has significant legal responsibilities and acts as an adviser to the Woodstock Public Library Board of Trustees. Meetings of the board are at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month.

Candidacy petitions are available at the library, 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock, and may be filed during regular library hours, weekdays between 9 a.m. Dec. 17 and ending at 5 p.m. Dec. 24. On Dec. 24, the library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. to accept nominating petitions.

Before filing, petitions need the signatures of at least 23 registered voters and a 2012 receipt from the McHenry County Clerk for filing a Statement of Economic Interests.

Interested persons should call Martha Hansen, interim library director at the Woodstock Public Library, at 815-338-0542.

For election information, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections’ website at http://www.elections.state.il.us.

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