On August 19th, 2013 the Vineland School District Board of Trustees provisionally appointed Mr. Freddy Medina to serve on the Governing Board.
NOTICE OF VACANCY AND PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT
TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE
VINELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the a vacancy has occurred on the Governing Board of the Vineland District and the pursuant to Education Code section 5091, the governing board, at a board meeting on August 19, 2013, announced the provisional appointment of Freddy Medina to serve on the Governing Board, replacing Steve Hallum, who resigned from the Governing Board effective July 5, 2013. This appointee will begin serving immediately upon appointment or as soon as the resignation is effective, whichever is earlier. Unless as election is in ordered as explained below, the appointment will run until the next regularly scheduled district governing board election, whereupon an election shall be held to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term.
The registered voters of the District may, within thirty (30) days after the appointment, petition for the conduct of a special election to fill the vacancy. A petition shall be deemed to bear a sufficient number of signatures if signed by at least the number of registered voters of the District equal to 1 ½ percent of the number of registered voters of the District at the time of the last regular election for governing board members, or 25 registered voters, whichever is greater. Such a petition shall be submitted to the County Superintendent of Schools Office, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the 30th day after the date of the appointment. For details concerning a petition, consult Education Code section 5091.
If such a petition is not submitted Freddy Medina will serve as a board member until the next regular governing board election.
If a petition is submitted and certified, the provisional appointment will be terminated and a special election will be held, within 120 days of the certification, to select a board member for the remainder of the unexpired term.