Filing for Board of Education Open Dec 15-Jan 19

Filing for Board of Education Open Dec 15-Jan 19
Posted on 12/08/2020
Filing for Board of Education Open Dec 15-Jan 19


Filing for two seats on the Affton School District Board of Education opens Tuesday, December 15, 2020, and closes on January 19, 2021. The three-year terms of Kenneth Edgar III and 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 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning December 15, 2020. Please note: The superintendent’s office is closed December 23, 2020 – January 3, 2021.

The election will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 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 18.5 hours of orientation and training within one year of their election (RSMo.162.203).

Please note: If the district is closed due to COVID-19 or inclement weather, board candidate filings will be taken by appointment, except for the first and last days when the office will be open. To make an appointment or if you have any questions, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 314-633-5905.

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