The filing deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 17, 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: Superintendent’s Office; 650 Conistor; Liberty, MO 64068.
- Must be a citizen of the United States
- Must be a resident taxpayer of the Liberty 53 School District
- Must have resided in the state for one year preceding election or appointment
- Must be at least 24 years old.
District Policy Regarding School Board Elections: http://tinyurl.com/7wxoxva
Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 115, Election Authorities and Conduct of Elections: Section 115.127
For more information: Call Sandra Cockrum, board secretary, at (816) 736-5301.
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