Individuals with a passion for improving conditions for low-income residents of Milwaukee County, and have a desire to serve our community, should consider candidacy for the Social Development Commission (SDC) Board of Commissioners. The Commission is seeking candidates for the special election on Friday, July 11 for District 3 seat on the Board.
To qualify as a candidate, an individual is required to be 18 years of age or older and have maintained residency in District 3 for at least ten days prior to the election. Candidates are required to obtain at least 200 signatures from residents within their district. False signatures will be discounted. Collection of additional signatures is encouraged.
Those interested in being a candidate can obtain application forms and nomination papers from the Social Development Commission office located at 1730 W. North Avenue in Milwaukee. Candidate packets may be picked-up Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Potential candidates must live in District 3, provide photo identification and proof of address upon packet pick-up.
Detailed information on candidate eligibility, requirements to appear on the ballot, and a map of District 3 boundaries is available on SDC’s website (cr-sdc.org/About/Commissioners/Board Elections). Information is also available on the election hotline – 414.906.2860.
Notarized papers and required signatures must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Friday, June 30, 2017 at SDC’s North Avenue location. Following signature verification, individuals that meet eligibility will be notified by Monday, July 2.
The names of candidates with completed paperwork will appear on the ballot for the SDC District 3 special election for the Board of Commissioners. The special election will take place Friday, July 11 with voting from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM at SDC’s North Avenue office.
For more than 50 years, the Social Development Commission has operated as the Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County. SDC serves as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low-income individuals and families residing in Milwaukee County. The agency is an intergovernmental commission and is governed by a board of 18 citizens from Milwaukee County, each of whom hold the title of “Commissioner.” For more information on SDC’s programs and services, visit cr-sdc.org. Connect with us on Facebook www.Facebook.com/SDCMilwaukee and Twitter www.twitter.com/CRSDC.