Accepting Applications for Vacated Board Position

Accepting Applications for Vacated School Board Position
Posted on 07/02/2019
Vacant School Board Position
Applications for appointment to a vacated seat on the Board of Education will be accepted from July 1, 2019 through August 2, 2019.  Applications will be reviewed by the Board of Education and candidates will be interviewed at a special meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.

The Board is responsible for appointing an eligible person to fill the vacancy until the next April election, at which time a candidate will be elected to fill the remainder of the term. Applications will serve as written notice that an interested resident is eligible and wishes to be considered for the current Board vacancy. The selected individual will be sworn in on August 20, 2019 and service will begin immediately and continue until the person elected in the April 7, 2020, election is sworn in. 

The Board requires all individuals who wish to be eligible for appointment to the Board to meet the eligibility requirements for School Board candidates under Missouri law. Therefore, to be eligible for appointment to the Board you must:

1. Be a citizen of the United States of America. Mo. Const. art. VII, § 8; § 162.291, RSMo.

2. Be a resident taxpayer of the district. § 162.291, RSMo.

3. Have resided in Missouri for a minimum of one year immediately preceding your
appointment, if appointed. Mo. Const. art. VII, § 8; § 162.291, RSMo.

4. Be at least 24 years of age. § 162.291, RSMo.

5. Not be delinquent in the payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes,
municipal taxes or real property taxes on your place of residence as listed on this form. If
an applicant is a past or present corporate officer of any fee office, that office cannot be
delinquent in the payment of any taxes owed the state. § 115.306, RSMo.

6. Not have been found guilty of nor pled guilty to a felony under the federal laws of the United
States of America or to a felony under Missouri law or an offense committed in another state
that would be considered a felony in Missouri. § 115.306, RSMo.

7. Not be registered or required to be registered as a sex offender under § 162.014, RSMo.

8. Have filed, or the treasurer of any existing candidate committee has filed, all required
campaign disclosure reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission, when applicable, for all
previous elections in which you were a candidate. § 130.071, RSMo.

In addition to Board meetings, board members are expected to allocate time to adequately prepare for meetings,perform committee work and complete training sessions both in and occasionally outside the district. 

 All newly elected or appointed Board members are required to complete a 16-hour training program within one year of their election or appointment.

Application for Vacated Board Position
Notice to file PFD Statement
BOE Conflict of Interest Policy 
MEC Ethics Guide 2019
BOE Member Ethics Policy

Completed applications may be emailed to
Trina Becktol at tbecktol@ofr5.com or delivered to:

    Orchard Farm Administration Office
     Attn: Trina Becktol, Executive Administrative Assistant
     3489 Boschertown Rd
     St. Charles,  MO  63301

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