Southern Boone County R-I School Board Filing Notice

The Southern Boone County R-I School District will accept declarations of candidacy from any person interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 5th, 2022 election. Persons interested may file at the superintendent’s office located at 5275 West Red Tail Drive, Ashland, MO.

Filing will begin on December 7th, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. and will continue during the district’s regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when school is in session. The days that school is not in session, the office will be open 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The office will be closed in cases of inclement weather. The office will be closed on December 24th & December 27th, 2021. The filing time will be extended until 5:00 p.m. on December 28th , 2021.

There are two positions available with a three-year term.

Qualifications include: A school board member must be a U.S. citizen, a resident taxpayer of the district or voters of the district in urban districts, a resident of Missouri for at least one year and at least 24 years of age. Candidates must also be current on state and local taxes; have not been found guilty of or pled guilty to a felony under Missouri or federal law; are not registered or required to register as a sex offender; and have filed required campaign documents for all previous campaigns, if any. Details are provided in MSBA’s A Candidate’s Legal Guide to Running for the School Board and Board Candidate Requirements.
 
More information on the qualifications and duties of a school board member can be found here and on the Missouri School Board Association’s website.