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Holyoke Invites Applications for Ward 3 School Committee Seat

Posted on July 22, 2022

The City of Holyoke invites any interested residents of Ward 3 to apply for interim appointment to the Ward 3 School Committee seat vacated by the recent resignation of Rebecca Birks.

The original application deadline was July 22nd, however members of the Ward 3 community can still apply until the open seat is filled. 

Candidates will be interviewed at an August 4th joint meeting of the Holyoke School Committee, City Council, and Mayor. The successful applicant will complete Rebecca Birks’ term, which expires December 31, 2023.

The November 2023 Municipal Elections will determine the permanent Ward 3 School Committee member. The term of that individual will start January 1, 2024.

Those interested are asked to send their letters of interest, accompanied by a resume to:

City of Holyoke Personnel Office
20 Korean Veterans Plaza
Holyoke, MA 01040

Applications may also be submitted by email to

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