The Fort Dodge Community School District is seeking candidates to run for the school board. With the terms of Stu Cochrane, Brian Forsythe, and Jan Merz expiring, three seats will be open for the September 10 election. Nomination papers can be filed between July 8 and August 1, and are available at the district central administration building and the county auditor's office. Candidates must obtain at least 50 valid signatures to be placed on the ballot. School board members are elected to four year terms, and do not receive any pay for their services.