Linda Grossmann fills seat vacated by Brad Batur.
Clawson resident Linda Grossmann was appointed Monday night to fill a vacancy on the school board after the elected member abruptly resigned. The term ends Dec. 31, 2014. Grossmann previously served a four-year stint on the board from 1997 to 2000. She fills the seat intended for Brad Batur, who was elected in November. He resigned earlier this month, saying he was unable to fufill the duties of the position. Monday would have been his first meeting. Newcomber Kevin Sheridan began his four-year term Monday. He and Grossmann fill seats previoiusly held by Trustee Mike Bosnic and Vice President Joe Bedford.
Before his first board meeting, newly elected Brad Batur resigns, leaving an open seat.
He was sworn in last month after being the only listed candidate on the November ballot for two open seats on the Clawson Public Schools Board. But Clawson resident Brad Batur has resigned before his first board meeting scheduled for next week. In a letter to the district this week, Batur said he isn't able to fulfill the duties of the position. "I unfortunately have too many aspects of my family and work life that take precedent over the position, and I will not be able to provide the time and commitment the position deserves to help the community." Batur could not immediately be reached for comment. Anyone interested in filling the seat, which will end Dec. 31, 2013, must apply by 5 p.m. Jan. 15. Candidates must reside in the Clawson …