The City of Tonawanda Board of Education is accepting applications until Friday from individuals interested in a vacant seat on the board.

The board seat was vacated by Lynn Casal last week. She resigned following the board’s decision to hire Tonawanda High/Middle School Principal James Newton as the district superintendent. Whoever fills the vacant seat will serve until June 30.

Interested candidates must be a resident of the district, a United States citizen and at least 18 years old. They can apply by submitting a letter to district clerk Bonnie Jayne in person or by email at by the close of business Friday.