• Order of Cancellation for the May 6, 2017
    School Board Trustee General and Special Elections
     
    On Monday, March 27, 2017, the Board of Trustees of Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD approved the Order of Cancellation for the May 6, 2017 School Board Trustee General and Special Elections, as the following candidates have been certified as unopposed.  
     
    School Board Trustee General Election - Place 6:
    Elizabeth L. Hatley, was uncontested for Place 6 and was reelected for another term.  
     
    School Board Trustee General Election - Place 7:
    Donna K. Webb, was uncontested for Place 7 and was reelected for another term. 
     
    School Board Trustee Special Election - Place 1:
    Kristin Courtney, was uncontested for Place 1.
     

     
    May 6, 2017 - Trustee General Election (Place 6 and Place 7)
     
    The Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Trustee General Election will be held on May 6, 2017, for the purpose of electing a Trustee for Place 6 and Place 7. The first day to file for a place on the ballot for Place 6 and Place 7 is Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The last day to file for a place on the ballot for Place 6 and Place 7 is Friday, February 17, 2017, by 5:00 p.m. The terms for Place 6, currently held by Liz Hatley, and Place 7, currently held by Donna Webb expire in 2017. Trustees are elected for three-year terms.
     
    Candidate Applications (To be listed by Place and then by Order Received) 
     
    Place 6
    Liz Hatley
     
    Place 7
    Donna K. Webb
     

     
    May 6, 2017 - Trustee Special Election (Place 1)
     
    The Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Trustee Special Election will be held on May 6, 2017, for the purpose of electing a Trustee to fill a vacancy for Place 1. The first day to file for a place on the ballot for Place 1 is Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The last day to file for a place on the ballot for Place 1 is Monday, March 6, 2017, by 5:00 p.m. The term for Place 1, currently held by Tim Dennis (duly appointed Trustee as of October 2016) will expire in 2018.     
     
    Candidate Applications (To be listed by Place and then by Order Received)
     
    Place 1
    Kristin Courtney
    Application for Place on the Ballot
     

     
    Candidate Qualifications 
    - 18 years of age or older
    - Citizen of the United States
    - Resident of Texas for 12 months and resident of school district for 6 months prior to filing deadline
    - Never been convicted of a felony on which pardon has not been granted
    - Has not been found mentally incompetent by court action
    - Registered voter of school district by the filing deadline
     
     
    Procedures to file for Candidacy 
    The following forms must be completed, notarized and filed with Chief Financial Officer James R. Schiele, as indicated by the deadlines:
     
       1. Application for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Form 2-21f)
           (use Form 2-21f for submitting your application for Place 6 and Place 7)
           Deadline to submit forms for the General Election is Friday, February 17, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.
     
            (use Form 2-22f for submitting your application for Place 1)
           Deadline to submit forms for the Special Election is Friday, March 6, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.
     
     

    Candidate Packets are available at the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, located within the EMS ISD Administration Complex, 1200 Old Decatur Road, Building 6, Fort Worth, TX 76179. The forms are also available online at:

     
     
     
    Important Dates
    Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    First day to file an application for a place on the general or special election ballot
     
    Friday, February 17, 2017 by 5:00 pm
    Last day to file an application for a place on the ballot for the general election
     
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by 5:00 pm
    Deadline for write-in candidates to file declarations of write-in candidacy
     
    Friday, February 24, 2017 by 5:00 pm
    Last day for a candidate to withdraw from the general election
     
    Monday, March 6, 2017 by 5:00 pm
    Last day to file an application for a place on the ballot for the special election
     
    Friday, March 10, 2017 by 5:00 pm
    Last day for a candidate to withdraw from the special election 
     
    Monday, April 24, 2017
    First day for early voting

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017
    Last day for early voting 
     
    Saturday, May 6, 2017
    Election Day
     
     

    Resources:
     
     

    If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Ozuna, Assistant to the CFO, mozuna@ems-isd.net 
    or James R. Schiele, Chief Financial Officer, at jschiele@ems-isd.net.