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Nominating petitions available for 2019 Board of Trustees election

September 18, 2018

Nominating petitions are now available for those seeking a seat on the Heartland Community College Board of Trustees.

Individuals interested in seeking a position on the District 540 Board of Trustees in the April 2, 2019 election may pick up required nominating petitions at the Heartland Community College executive office, which is located in the Community Commons Building, Suite 2000 at 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal.

Petitions must be returned to the executive office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. December 10 through 14 and Monday, December 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There are three six-year term positions and one two-year term position open on the Heartland Board of Trustees commencing no later than May 2, 2019.

To be eligible, candidates are required to complete the nominating petitions by collecting signatures from 50 registered voters from within the Heartland Community College district. Candidates must be 18 years old, a citizen of the United States and reside within the State of Illinois and District 540 for at least one year as of the election.

A Candidates Guide for those interested in running for trustee office is available from the Illinois State Board of Elections at

Written by: Steve Fast