Alabaster accepting BOE applications

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor

ALABASTER – Those looking to serve on the Alabaster Board of Education will have a chance to apply for a seat through mid-March, City Council members announced during a recent meeting.

Each year, the City Council votes to either reappoint a current School Board member or to appoint a new member to the board on a rotating basis.

During a mid-February meeting, the City Council announced it had begun accepting applications for one seat on the School Board. The city will accept applications through March 10 before interviewing the finalists for the position in late March and appointing someone to the five-year term in April.

School Board President Adam Moseley currently occupies the seat, and the City Council will decide if it will reappoint Moseley or appoint someone new to the seat.

Moseley originally was appointed to the School Board in 2012, and was reappointed to the seat after his original term expired after only a few months. His current term will expire in June.

After reappointing Moseley Moseley in 2012, the council reappointed School Board member Ty Quarles through June 2018, School Board member John Myrick through June 2019, School Board member Derek Henderson to a term ending in 2020 and School Board member Linda Church to a term ending in June 2021.

The individual appointed or reappointed in April will serve on the School Board until June 2022.

Those interested in serving on the school board should visit Cityofalabaster.com/391/Board-of-Education-Application.

Applicants must be Alabaster residents, and must be able to attend regular monthly School Board meetings and any special-called meetings.

On the city’s website, applicants will be able to attach a résumé and a cover letter detailing their specific qualifications for the School Board. All final School Board applicants are subject to a background check and drug screening.