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Notice of Board of Education Opening

A vacancy exists for the Board of Education.  This position will be until the next school board election in April of 2018.  Residents wishing to be appointed to the vacancy shall make their desire known by sending a letter to the secretary of the Board stating their qualifications and their reason for wishing to be on the Board.  The Board also requests that applicants state whether they intend to seek reelection to the open school board position in the April, 2018 election.

Candidates must be:

  1. Citizens of the United States.
  2. A resident taxpayer of the district.
  3. The candidate will have resided in Missouri for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the election.
  4. At least twenty-four years of age.

Letters must be received by the secretary by July 14, 2017 no later than 3 p.m.  The letters will be reviewed by the Board of Education at their next regularly scheduled Board meeting, August 16, 2017.  At that time, each applicant will be given two minutes to speak to the Board stating their desire to be appointed.   The Board will then make the appointment through a formal motion and second.  An affirmative vote is needed by a majority of the board.


Please submit your letters to:

Carolyn Switzer, Board Secretary
Kearney School District
1002 S Jefferson
Kearney, MO  64060