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Grandview Board of Education: Filing Begins in December for April Election

Art Credit: KC Education Enterprise | Illustration Credit (2012): 123rf stock image | Logo Credit: Grandview C-4 School District

Filing begins Tuesday, Dec. 20, for anyone interested in serving as an elected official on the Board of Education for the Grandview C-4 School District.

The filing deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, and the election will take place Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

School board members are citizens who volunteer without pay to determine the policies the superintendent uses to administer the district. The superintendent works for them, and they are responsible for tasks such as long-range planning, establishing the salaries and benefits of certified teachers, approving the annual budget and calling elections for tax levies and bond proposals.

Names will appear on the ballot in order of filing for each position.

Open Positions: Two three-year terms

Where to File: Board of Education Office; 13015 10th Street. Grandview, MO 64030.

Filing Schedule:

December 20, 2011 Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
December 21‐23, 2011 Winter Vacation Office Closed
December 26‐30, 2011   Winter Vacation Office Closed
January 2, 2012 Winter Vacation Office Closed
January 3‐6, 2012 Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
January 9‐13, 2012 Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
January 16, 2012 Holiday Office Closed
January 17, 2012 Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Except on the first day (December 20) and last day (January 17), the Board of Education Office will not be open for filing if school has been cancelled on a regular working day.

District Policy Regarding School Board Elections: http://tinyurl.com/8aap2op

Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 115, Election Authorities and Conduct of ElectionsSection 115.127

For more information: Call Kathy Meyers, board secretary, (816) 316-5000.

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JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.

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