Blaine School Board positions open for November election

The Blaine School District’s Board of Directors has four positions open for election on Nov. 3, 2015.

Anyone interested in filing for the election must be a registered voter residing inside the district boundaries. Boundary maps can be found at blainesd.org or at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office. District 1 includes Point Roberts and downtown Blaine; District 2 includes areas east and southeast of Blaine; District 3 includes Birch Bay Village and Point Whitehorn; District 4 includes the area south of Blaine and parts of east Birch Bay.

Board positions in Districts 1, 2 and 4 are four-year terms expiring in 2019. The District 3 position is the remaining two years of a term expiring in 2017.

The filing period for these positions is May 11-15. Candidates may file online or in person. For instructions, visit the Whatcom County Auditor’s website at co.whatcom.wa.us/auditor and look for the “ candidate information” page.

An informational meeting will be from 3 to 4 p.m. April 22 in the district office for anyone interested in learning more. Further questions about the process should be directed to the Whatcom County Auditor’s Elections Office, 360-676-6742.