Candidate Filing

SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS

Public Notice of Filing

The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District will accept Declarations of Candidacy for any person interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 8, 2014 election.  Persons interested may file with the Secretary of the Board of Education at the school district’s offices located at 301 NE Tudor Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri64086.

Filing will begin on December 24, 2013 at 8 a.m. The office will close at 8:30 a.m. on December 24, 2013 for the holidays.  Filing will continue during the district’s regular business hours, January 2 through January 21, 2014, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on days that the school district’s offices are closed due to inclement weather.  The district’s offices will be closed on December 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, and January 1 and 20 and, therefore, will not be accepting candidate filings on those dates. Filing will end on January 21, 2014, with the office staying open until 5 p.m. that day.

There are three positions available with three-year terms.

2014 Candidate Filing Information

Where to file:            

Stansberry Leadership Center

Board of Education Office

301 NE Tudor Road

Lee’s Summit, MO  64086           

When to file:

Filing opens December 24, 2013 at 8 a.m. and the office will close at 8:30 a.m. on December 24, 2013 §115.349.1, RSMo 1994

Office closed for Winter Recess December 25, 2013 through January 1, 2014

Office reopens for filing on Thursday, January 2, 2014

Office will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Filing closes January 21, 2014, at 5 p.m. §115.349.1, RSMo 1994

Candidates filing on the last day should arrive by 4 p.m. to make sure the filing process is completed by the 5 p.m. deadline.  The clock cannot be held.  Required documents must be checked and the declaration of candidacy, including signature, must be completed by 5 p.m.

Placement on Ballot:

Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot

This is in accordance with board policy BBB adopted by the Board of Education

October 11, 2001, §115.395.2, RSMo Supp. 1997

To be published:  December 6 and 13, 2013

 

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