Hoover Council accepting applications for empty BOE seat

FROM STAFF REPORTS

HOOVER – The Hoover City Council’s Education Committee is accepting applications for the city’s Board of Education following the resignation of board member Jill Ganus.

Ganus resigned after being appointed by Gov. Kay Ivey to the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County District Court judgeship.

Completed applications and background check authorization forms must be hand delivered simultaneously to Hoover City Clerk Margie Handley at Hoover City Hall, third floor, 100 Municipal Lane in Hoover, by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27.

The forms are available at the clerk’s office and at the following links: Application and Background Check Authorization.

A valid ID will be required to be shown at the time of submittal.

The City Council Education Committee will conduct interviews on Thursday, Nov. 2, and will tentatively make an appointment at the council’s regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Nov. 6.

The application form may be completed online and printed out for submittal. The background check authorization form must be printed out and completed in ink or typed.

Contact the city clerk’s office at 444-7557 or email handleym@ci.hoover.al.us for assistance.

Ganus was appointed to the Board of Education in April 2015. At the time, she was serving as Tuscaloosa County deputy district attorney.

Ganus served as a Jefferson County District Court judge in Bessemer from 2006 to 2013.