Deonne Contine resigns from Carson City School Board |

Deonne Contine resigns from Carson City School Board

Nevada Appeal staff report

The Carson City School Board is looking for a new trustee to fill the spot for District 6.

Deonne Contine resigned Tuesday from the position as trustee of District 6.

Contine didn’t return calls Tuesday for comment.

For anyone interested in the position, applicants must reside within District 6 and must submit a letter of interest and resume to Renae Cortez at the District Office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26.

The boundaries for District 6 are: south of Kings Canyon Road, southwest Highway 395 to Colorado Street, southeast along Silver Sage and Sean Drives, southwest along Baker Drive to Koontz Lane, southwest along Bigelow to Clearview Drives, southwest along Edmonds Drive, to Snyder Avenue, and to the Douglas County line.

Because the position is for a public office, any information provided in the letter and resume, including the applicant’s name, address and telephone number is available to the public.

Applicants must be a qualified elector at least 18 years of age and upon his or her appointment, before taking office, the applicant must take the oaths prescribed by statute and file the same with the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

The person appointed to fill the vacancy must meet the foregoing qualifications and will serve until the next general election, held in November 2016, which at that time the appointed trustee must be prepared to run for election if he or she desires to continue service. Trustees receive a salary of $400 a month.

The Board of Trustees plans to interview eligible candidates during its scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. May 10. Only applicants who have submitted a letter of interest and resume and appear for an interview will be considered. Following the interview, the board may make a selection, defer a selection or re-advertise for the position.

Meetings will be held in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center.

To submit the letter of intent and resume, mail the necessary documents to Renae Cortez, Executive Board Administrative Assistant Carson City School District, 1402 W. King Street, P.O. Box 603, Carson City 89702.

Any questions can be directed to Renae Cortez at 775-283-2100.