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Bayfield School District School Board Elections

Bayfield School district Call for School Board Candidates:

If you are considering running for the Bayfield School Board, Candidate information and packets can be picked up at the school. All completed packets must be returned by September 1st. For more information, contact:(970) 884-2496

Brooke LaVenture:

The Board of Education of the Bayfield School District in the Counties of Archuleta and La Plata, State of Colorado (Board of Education) shall conduct its regular biennial school election on November 7, 2023, as provided by state law and participate in the election coordinated by the County Clerks and recorders of Archuleta and La Plata Counties.

The Bayfield School District shall contract with the County Clerks and Recorders of Archuleta and La Plata Counties for the administration of the regular biennial school election and enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Archuleta and La Plata Counties for this purpose.

The County Clerks and Recorders shall serve as the coordinated election officials for the November 7, 2023, coordinated election. The Board of Education designates Brooke LaVenture to serve as the school-designated election official for the 2023 regular biennial school election.

The school-designated election official shall perform election duties on behalf of the Board of Education, including but not limited to accepting and verifying candidate packets as well as rendering all interpretations and making all initial decisions as to controversies or other matters arising in the conduct of the regular biennial school election to the extent that each of these responsibilities is consistent with the intergovernmental agreement.

A call for nominations for school directors to be elected at the regular biennial school election shall be published by the Bayfield School District between August 9, 2023, and August 24, 2023.

The Board of Education directs the school designated election official to forward this notice of intent to participate in the November 7, 2023, to the coordinated election official by July 28, 2023, the deadline established in state law.