The ballot for the 2017 Park County School District RE-1 School Board elections has been mailed. This election is a mail only-ballot. If you have not received your ballot, contact the Park County Clerk and Recorder’s office at 719-836-4223. The ballot must be received by the clerk’s office no later than Nov. 7, by 7 p.m. A postmark does not count.
There are also three drop off/drop box locations available throughout the county: in front of the county annex 501 Main Street, Fairplay; Bailey Motor Vehicle Office, 59865 U.S. Highway 285, Bailey, and Platte Canyon Fire Protection District, 153 Dellwood Drive, Bailey (at the top of Crow Hill.)
A sample ballot for all areas can be found online at www.parkco.us/DocumentCenter/View/2435 .
The candidates were asked three questions by The Flume and asked to keep their answers to 100-150 words.
1) Give The Flume your background, including any information or organizations you are associated with that you believe are important for people to know for your candidacy.
2) School finances are a big issue with the school district; how will you address this issue?
3. The district has been losing students to other area schools; what will you do to reverse this trend?
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