School Board seeks letters of interest to fill vacancy

The Marshalltown Community School District Board of Education will have a vacancy due to the resignation of board member Nicolas Aguirre effective Friday, May 7. This is a notice of intent to fill a vacancy on the board. 

Letters of interest for appointment
Individuals wishing to be considered to be appointed to fill the school board vacancy can submit a letter of interest to MCSD Board Secretary Paulette Newbold, 1002 S. 3rd Ave., Marshalltown, IA 50158. Letters of interest will be accepted through 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 14.

For more information on submitting a letter of interest, contact Newbold at 641-754-1000 or send an email to

Petition for a special election
In accordance with Iowa law, electors have the right to file a petition calling for the vacancy to be filled by a special election. Per state law, the deadline to submit a petition for a special election to fill this school board vacancy is 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18.

For information on the petition and signatory process, contact Newbold at 641-754-1000 or email