Petitions available for McHenry County College trustee election

Window for applicants to file petition closes Dec. 17

The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has five seats open in the April 2 consolidated election.

Three six-year seats, one four-year seat and one two-year seat will be up for election.

According to the Illinois Public Community College Act, whether filling a vacancy or running for election, all candidates for the position must meet the following eligibility requirements:

A candidate must be:

• A U.S. citizen;

• A resident of the community college district (MCC District 528); and

• At least 18 years old.

Petitions for McHenry County College trustee candidates are available from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at McHenry County College Office of the President, room A233, at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake.

Petition filing starts at 8 a.m. Dec. 10 and ends at 5 p.m. Dec.17.

All candidates filing at 8 a.m. Dec. 10 will be entered into a lottery for placement at the front of the ballot.

All candidates filing between 4 and 5 p.m. Dec. 17 will be entered into a lottery for placement at the end of the ballot. Lottery details will be announced after petitions have been filed.

For information, call Pat Kriegermeier at 815-455-8726 or email her at pkriegermeier@mchenry.edu.

For information about the benefits of becoming a community college board member, visit the Illinois Community College Trustees Association website at www.communitycolleges.org.

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