The McLean Community Center located at 1234 Ingleside, Ave., McLean is seeking candidates to run for the open seats on its 2016-2017 governing board, which provides oversight and guidance for the community center’s programs and facilities.
In order to have their name placed on the ballot, prospective candidates for the governing board must reside in the Dranesville tax district and collect the signatures of a minimum of ten Dranesville tax district residents. Candidate petition forms will be available on Monday, Jan. 25 at the community center’s reception desk.
The deadline for filing completed petitions is Friday, March 25, at 5 p.m. Voting will be held during the annual McLean Day festival from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Lewinsville Park, located at 1659 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Absentee voting is permitted from Monday, April 11 –Wednesday, May 18 at the community center or at the community center’s Old Firehouse Teen Center.
The governing board needs to fill three adult seats and two youth seats. The three adult candidates will serve three-year terms and the youth members will serve one-year terms. Adult candidates must be at least 18 years old and youth candidates must be 15-17 years old as of May 21, 2016.
One of the youth members elected will be from the McLean High School boundary area and the other will be from the Langley High School boundary area, though youth candidates are not required to attend either of the two schools. For more information, call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit ow.ly/WUaGf.