WHAT: Bellflower Unified’s Board of Education will select a new member at a special board meeting to complete the term of outgoing 16-year member Dr. Paul Helzer, who retired on July 14.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31

WHERE: District Office, 16703 S. Clark Ave., Bellflower

DETAILS: Prior to the selection, board members will interview applicants for the provisional appointment. The new member will serve until the November 2018 election. The provisional appointment process was announced in July. The District accepted applications from residents for the post until Aug. 14.