Any board shall have power to fill by appointment any vacancy which occurs thereon,
and such appointee shall serve for the unexpired term. When a vacancy occurs, the board shall publish a notice one time in a newspaper
having general circulation in the school district stating that the vacancy has occurred
and that it will be filled by appointment by the board not sooner than 15 days after
such publication. If such vacancy occurs before May 1 of the second year of the term leaving an unexpired
term of more than two years such appointee shall serve until the second Monday in
January after the following general school election as provided in K.S.A. 25-2023, and amendments thereto.
In the latter event, the unexpired term of two years commencing on the second Monday
in January after the following general school election shall be filled at such election
and the ballots or ballot labels and returns of election with respect to such office
shall be designated as follows: “To fill the unexpired term.”
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