32-545. Class V school district; board of education members; districts; qualifications; terms; nonpartisan ballot.

(1) A member of the board of education of a Class V school district shall be elected from each district provided for in section 32-552. Such election shall be held on the date provided in subsection (3) or (4) of this section. The members of such board of education shall meet the qualifications found in sections 79-543 and 79-552.

(2) The term of office of each member serving on February 12, 2013, expires on the fourth Monday after such election in 2013.

(3) At the election on the date provided in section 14-201 for the election of elective officers of a city of the metropolitan class for 2013, members of the board shall be elected to serve for terms as provided in subsection (4) of this section, from and including the fourth Monday after their election or until their successors are elected and qualified.

(4)(a) In 2013, candidates from all districts for election to such board of education shall be nominated at the primary election held for nomination of candidates for city council pursuant to section 14-204. Candidates for election to such board of education shall be nominated upon a nonpartisan ballot.

(b) In 2014, candidates for election to such board of education from even-numbered districts shall be nominated at the statewide primary election and elected at the statewide general election and shall take office on the first Monday in January 2015. Terms of the members elected from such even-numbered districts in 2013 shall expire on such date. In 2016, candidates for election to such board of education from odd-numbered districts shall be nominated at the statewide primary election and elected at the statewide general election and shall take office on the first Monday in January 2017. Terms of the members elected from odd-numbered districts in 2013 shall expire on such date. Thereafter, all members shall be nominated at the statewide primary election and elected at the statewide general election, shall take office on the first Monday in January following their election, and shall serve terms of four years or until their successors are elected and qualified. Candidates for election to such board of education shall be nominated upon the nonpartisan ballot.

Source:Laws 1994, LB 76, § 141; Laws 1996, LB 900, § 1044; Laws 2013, LB125, § 1.