Applicants sought for Galax School Board seats

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By April Wright, Reporter

The seats held by Galax School Board members Ray Kohl and Helen Kyle are set to expire on June 30.
The term for office is for three years and will begin on July 1.
Those wishing to become a member of the school board can send a letter of interest to Galax City Manager Keith Barker, Galax Municipal Building, 111 E. Grayson St., Galax, Va. 24333. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Feb. 22.
To be considered for the position, applicants must reside in Galax.
Candidates that have submitted their letters of interest to the city manager by the deadline will be invited to attend a Feb. 27 Galax City Council public hearing to discuss their interest in service on the Galax School Board.
The city council reserves the opportunity to conduct closed interviews with each candidate during this meeting.
The appointment will be made on March 12.
 Additional information on becoming a school board member is available at the city manager’s office at the Galax Municipal Building. For more information, call 236-5773.