Filing period begins Aug. 1 for Eden Prairie School Board election

Three Eden Prairie School Board seats are up for grabs this November.

Candidates for those seats can file to run beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15.

The terms for current Boardmembers Elaine Larabee, Holly Link and Ranee Jacobus will expire Jan. 1, 2018. Candidates elected in 2017 will serve three-year terms beginning in January 2018 and ending in January 2021.

Affidavits of candidacy are available from the district’s Administrative Services Center at 8100 School Road in Eden Prairie. A candidate for school board must not have any other affidavit on file for any other elected office during the same general election.

The filing fee for this office is $2. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the school district for at least 20 days immediately preceding the election.

This year’s school board election will be held Nov. 7. For more information, contact Laurie Hemstock at [email protected]