FILING FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION
Filing for two seats on the Affton School District Board of Education opens on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 and closes on January 16, 2018. The three-year term of Douglas Beck and one-year term of Michelle Burford 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 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning December 12, 2017. Please note: The Superintendent’s Office is closed December 21, 2017 – January 2, 2018.
The election will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. 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 of the Board of Education, the district will swear in those who file.
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.