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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2018 THE EDMOND SUN

Filing Dec. 3-5 for 5 openings
on local school boards
BY PATTY MILLER
THE EDMOND SUN Benson told The Edmond Sun staff she has
plans on filing for the office again.
Three seats are open on the boards of To see the streets outlining No. 4 repre-
education for the Deer Creek and Edmond sentative go to Edmond Board of Education
school districts and two are open for the and click on Board Districts and
Francis Tuttle Technology Center. Boundaries.
Candidates for Board of Education offices Board meetings are currently held the
in Oklahoma County school districts will first Monday of each month.
file Declarations of Candidacy from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Dec. 3-5, at the Oklahoma County FRANCIS TUTTLE
Election Board office at 4201 N. Lincoln TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Blvd. in Oklahoma City. Francis Tuttle voters will elect a board
The Board of Education positions at stake member for the Board of Education Office
will be filled at the School Primary Election No. 4 currently held by Suzette Northcutt
on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, or at the School Rhodes and covers Putnam City and
General Election on Tuesday, April 2. Western Heights school districts. As of pub-
Offices for which Declarations of lication Northcutt Rhodes had not respond-
Candidacy affecting Edmond will be ed as to whether she will be filing for the
accepted at the Oklahoma County Election seat.
Board office include the following: Also, voters shall elect a board member to
• Deer Creek, Office No. 4, and Office No. fill the vacancy for the unexpired Board of
1, an unexpired term; Education Office No. 2 currently held by
• Edmond, Office No. 4; and Chad Mullen. There are three years left of
• Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Office the 5-year term. Zone 2 covers the majority
No. 4 and Office No. 2, an unexpired term. of the western portion of the Edmond
School District and a small portion of the
DEER CREEK northeast side of Deer Creek.
In Deer Creek the voters will select a Francis Tuttle is governed by a five mem-
board member for Office Ward No. 4, a five- ber Board of Education representing
year term, and vacated board position for patrons from six school districts: Cashion, 7FS
Office Ward No. 1 with two years remaining Crescent, Deer Creek, Edmond, Putnam
in the term. City, and Western Heights. Members are "OUJR
Office for Ward No. 4 is currently held by elected for a term of five years by district
board member Danny Barnes. As of publi- voters and the members provide guidance, 4IPXT
cation Barnes had not responded whether support and approval needed for the opera-
he is running again. tion of Francis Tuttle’s three campuses.
Office for Ward No. 1 was previously held 5IV
by Mike Kiehn. ELECTION
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and click on Boundary Maps for School General Election shall be held on April 2, 4VO
Board Districts. 2019, under the following circumstances:
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Monday of each month. scheduled to be on the ballot or for a posi-
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