Informational meetings for Forest Preserve District candidates
From press release
Winnebago County citizens interested in running for election to the Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners can attend one of two informational meetings on Monday, March 22 or Wednesday, March 24. Both meetings are at 7 p.m. at Forest Preserve headquarters at 5500 Northrock Drive in Rockford.
The election of the first-ever separate governing board will be Nov. 2, 2010. There are seven positions to be filled, elected at large, non-partisan, and unpaid and six-year terms. Prospective candidates must obtain 100 signatures to be on the ballot. The March meetings will include information about circulating petitions, the election timeline, and background information about the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District, its operations and future plans.
Call (815) 877-6100 to register for a meeting.
From the March 17-23, 2010 issue
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