Voters in the Park Hill School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Eleven candidates — including four incumbents — are competing for four seats on the Board of Education.
Two incumbents are running for the two seats with three-year terms in office: Todd Fane and Susan Newburger. Challenging them are Jeffrey Goodwin, Sherri Scott and Edward Stephens.
One incumbent — Todd Burr — is running for the two-year term in office. Challenging him are Josh Blackman and Matt Pepper.
The incumbent running for the one-year term is Chris Seufert. Challenging him are Melinda Hardin and Bobbi Woodward.
All eleven candidates have profiles on the district website:
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.
Sample ballots for the Park Hill school board race are available from the Platte County Board of Elections.
Elections will take place Tuesday, April 2, on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
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