Vacancy on the Winnebago County Board as a result of Randal Olson’s resignation

From press release

One appointment will need to be made to the Winnebago County Board because of the resignation of Randal Olson (Republican serving County Board District 1). Effective immediately, through Monday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m., letters of interest, résumés, biographical sheets and letters of recommendation shall be submitted by mail to:

Winnebago County Board Chairman’s Office, Administration Building, 404 Elm St., Room 533, Rockford, IL 61101

or by e-mail to:

Requirements of interested individuals:

Must be a registered voter

Must live within the Winnebago County Board District in which vacancy occurs (District 1)

Applicant must be a Republican.

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 Jan. 23, 2010. The last board meeting within the 60 days is Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, and the appointment will need to be made at or before this county board meeting.

Recommendations from the Republican Party to the county board chairman must be received no later than 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9. The county board chairman will make a recommendation to the Winnebago County Board for a first reading on or before the Thursday, Dec. 10, county board meeting.

For questions, call the County Board Chairman’s Office at (815) 319-4233.

From the December 2-8, 2009 issue

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