Members of the County Commission accepted the resignation of school board member Mike Yates at Monday night’s meeting. One commissioner made a motion to deny the resignation, but it failed to get a second.
Yates submitted his resignation after his arrest on December 24, for domestic assault. In his letter, he cited health and personal reasons for his decision to step down.
The district 2 vacancy will be posted. Any interested applicants from District 2 must submit a letter expressing their interest to Grundy County Mayor Michael Brady.
The interested candidates must be present at the February 7, County Commission meeting at 7 p.m., for screening.
The County Commission will appoint someone to fill the District 2 vacancy at a meeting on February 15, at 7 p.m.