Vacancy on the Winnebago County Board due to the resignation of Jim Hughes (D-11)

One appointment will need to be made to the Winnebago County Board. Effective immediately through Friday, May 13, at 5 p.m., letters of interest, résumés, bio sheets and letters of recommendation shall be submitted to the Winnebago County Board Chairman’s Office, Administration Building, 404 Elm St, Room 504, Rockford, IL 61101.

Requirements of interested individuals:

Must be a registered voter

Must live within the Winnebago County Board District in which vacancy occurs

Applicant must be of the same political party of which vacancy occurred.

The state statute provides that the vacancy is to be filled by the County Board Chairman within 60 days with the advice and consent of the County Board. The deadline for this appointment is Tuesday, June 28, 2005. The last Board meeting within the 60 days is Thursday, June 23, 2005, and the appointment will need to be made at or before this County Board meeting.

The Democratic County Board Caucus Committee will set up their own interviewing process, and a recommendation will be made to the County Board Chairman. Recommendations to the County Board Chairman must be received no later than Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at 5 p.m.

If there are any questions, contact the County Board Chairman’s Office at (815) 987-2590

From the May 4-10, 2005 issue

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