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DeKalb County Board looking to fill District 11 seat

Interested applicants must be member of Republican Party

Dan Cribben (left), former DeKalb County Board member, accepts a plaque Wednesday from County Board Chairman Mark Pietrowski to commemorate Cribben's seven years with the governmental body. Cribben stepped down to fill a vacancy on the DeKalb County Board of Review.
Dan Cribben (left), former DeKalb County Board member, accepts a plaque Wednesday from County Board Chairman Mark Pietrowski to commemorate Cribben's seven years with the governmental body. Cribben stepped down to fill a vacancy on the DeKalb County Board of Review.

Republicans on the DeKalb County Board is looking to fill the recently vacated District 11 board seat, and is seeking applications for an appointment that would go until Nov. 20, 2020.

The new member would also be a DeKalb County Forest Preserve Commissioner, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Republican Central Committee, and must live in District 11. The seat was vacated by Dan Cribben, who retired after seven years to serve on the DeKalb County Board of Review. Cribben's term was not yet expired.

Since Cribben was elected as a Republican, the appointee also must be a member of the Republican Party, the release said.

Responsibilities include attending all monthly County Board and assigned committee meetings, being available to constituents by phone, mail and email, abide by board, state and federal policies and review agendas and supporting materials before board meetings.

Board members earn a per diem of $84 a meeting.

To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age or older, a registered voter in the county, and have been a resident of the district for a least one year.

Those interested should submit a resume and letter of intent to Tim Bagby, chairman, the DeKalb County Republican Central Committee at P.O.Box 545, Sycamore IL, 60178 or at dkcountyrepublicans@gmail.com.

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