from 1st monday club

REMINDER:  1st Monday Club of Anderson will not meet in August.

Please see this important notice below.  Our members are encouraged to consider running for these important nonpartisan boards and commissions.

IMPORTANT NOTICE*  The candidate-filing period will open at noon on Aug. 1 for a dozen nonpartisan boards and commissions with members from Anderson County.

Candidates can file to run for the district 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 seats on theAnderson County Board of Education.

Candidates also can file for seats on the following Anderson County school trustees boards:

District 1: Areas 1, 4, 5 and 7

District 2: Areas 1 (two seats), 3, 4 and at-large

District 3: Areas 1, 4 and at-large

District 4: Areas 2, 4 and 5

District 5: Areas 2, 5, 6 and at-large

Candidates can file to run for three seats on the Homeland Park Water & Sewer Commission, as well three seats on the Piedmont Public Service District.

Candidates can file for three seats on the Big Creek Watershed District and two seats on the Broadmouth Creek Watershed District.

Candidates who want to run for three seats on the Brushy Creek Watershed District and two seats on Three & Twenty Watershed District must file their paperwork with the state election commission in Columbia. These districts cover portions of both Anderson and Pickens counties.

All other candidates running for nonpartisan board and commission seats in Anderson County must file a statement of intention of candidacy at the Voter Registration and Elections Office in Room 101 at 107 S. Main Street, which is behind the county’s historic courthouse.

The filing period will continue until noon on Aug. 15.

Anyone with questions can call the voter registration and elections office at864-260-4035.

*information via Anderson Independent