Deadline to be considered for the unexpired school board seat is Friday, February 14.

BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar school district is accepting written requests from borough residents interested in filling the unexpired two-year term of Lisa Miller, who last month resigned from the board of education.

Residents must meet the following criteria to serve on the 10-member board:

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  • Be able to read and write.
  • Hold U.S. citizenship and one year's residency in the school district.
  • Be registered to vote in the district.
  • Have no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the school board.
  • Not hold office as mayor or member of the municipal governing body.
  • Not simultaneously hold two elective offices.
  • Not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.)

Anyone who meets those qualifications and is interested in being considered must submit a letter of interest and resume by 4 p.m. on Friday, February 14 to Michael Bardsley, Belmar Board of Education, 1101 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or by e-mail at

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