Filing For Board of Education
Filing for two seats on the Affton School District Board of Education opens on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, and closes on January 19, 2016. The three-year terms of Christopher Castellanos and Michael McNeil will expire. The two available seats are for three-year terms.
Interested candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible:
- Citizen of the United States
- Have resided in the state of Missouri for one year preceding the election
- A resident taxpayer of the Affton School District
- 24 years of age or older
Candidates may file in the superintendent’s office at 8701 Mackenzie Road between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning December 15, 2015. Please note: The superintendent’s office is closed from December 23, 2015 – January 1, 2016. The last day for filing is January 19, 2016.
The election will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Under the provisions of Missouri Statute Section 115.124, if the number of candidates who file is the same as the number of positions to be filled by the election (two), there will be no election. If this is the case, at the April organizational meeting, the district will swear in those who file.
Successfully elected board members are further required to complete sixteen hours of orientation and training within one year of their election (RSMo.162.203).
Please note: The Superintendent’s Office reserves the right to close for inclement weather. If questionable, please call 314-633-5905.