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UPDATE Jan. 24, 2012: April Elections: Six File for Two Positions on Liberty Board of Education

UPDATE January 24, 2012 — Mattie Ransom has withdrawn from the election. She is no longer a candidate. Six candidates are running for two open seats on the Board of Education in the Liberty School District. Two incumbents — Charlene Armitage and Mattie Ransom — are running again. Joining them on the ballot are Becky Anderson-Poitras, Bruce Cantwell, … Continue reading

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

Filing begins Tuesday, Dec. 20, for any eligible person interested in serving as an elected official on the Board of Education for the Liberty School District. 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 … Continue reading

Liberty Board of Education to Meet Monday Evening

The Liberty School District’s Board of Education is scheduled to meet Monday, Dec. 19, in a closed session at 6 p.m. and a regular session at 7 p.m. that is open to the public. According to the agenda, the board will be reviewing policy updates and will receive the official results of last month’s special election. One important … Continue reading

Voters Said “Yes” to Zoo, “No” to Schools, But Why?

By now you’ve heard the news. Last week voters in Jackson and Clay counties went to the polls to say “Yes” to a sales tax for the Kansas City Zoo and “No” to a tax levy for the Liberty Public School District. While zoo supporters celebrated their victory, Liberty Superintendent Mike Brewer told supporters he thought … Continue reading

Is This For Real?: Letter From Liberty Mayor to School Superintendent Dated Sept. 6, 2011

A Liberty resident posted a letter tonight on Facebook purported to be from Liberty Mayor Greg Canuteson to Liberty Public School District Superintendent Mike Brewer. Because the resolution of the letter that appears online is poor, here is a transcript: September 6, 2011 Hand-Delivered Mike Brewer, Superintendent Liberty Public School District Administration Building Liberty, MO … Continue reading

Liberty: Level Tax Levy This Year, Maybe Higher Next Year

Liberty School District’s Board of Education plans to keep property taxes from rising this year. However, they may ask voters to go to the polls in November to approve higher taxes to support the schools in future years. During a public hearing tonight, the board will consider a proposed property tax levy of $4.9 for … Continue reading

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