It's deadline day if you're interested in taking a position on a local school, transit district, fire or water board.

It's deadline day if you're interested in taking a position on a local school, transit district, fire or water board.

Potential candidates for any of the seats open in the May 19 election have until 5 p.m. today to file paperwork at the Jackson County clerk's office, 1101 W. Main St., Medford.

A large slate of positions are open, including:

€¢ School board seats on Ashland, Butte Falls, Central Point, Eagle Point, Medford, Phoenix-Talent, Pinehurst, Rogue River, Three Rivers, Rogue Community College and Southern Oregon Educational Service District boards;

€¢ Fire district board seats for the Colestin, Evans Valley, Fire District 3, Fire District 4, Fire District 5, Lake Creek, Medford rural, Prospect and Rogue River districts;

€¢ Water district board seats in the Charlotte Anne and Shady Cove districts;

€¢ Two positions on the Rogue Valley Sewer Services board;

€¢ Four positions on the Rogue Valley Transportation District board.

See complete list, filing details and other election information at http://www.co.jackson.or.us/page.asp?navid=2933.