Board Candidate Filing

Board Candidate Filing
Posted on 11/09/2017




Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters in the Brookfield R-III School District, Linn County, State of Missouri, that an election will be held in said District on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 to elect two (2) directors, each to serve for a three (3) year period.  In compliance with Missouri state law, candidates must be citizens of the United States and resident taxpayers of the district, who have resided in this state for one year preceding their election, and who are at least twenty-four (24) years of age.


Further, candidates must declare by signed affidavit they are not delinquent in the payment of any state taxes, personal property taxes, and if a past or present corporate officer of any fee office, that office does not owe any taxes to the state. Further, candidates must 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 are not serving a sentence or period of probation for a crime that would be a felony if committed in Missouri, or have not pled guilty or nolo contendere nor been convicted under the law of another jurisdiction of a felony connected with the exercise of the right of suffrage. Further candidates must not be registered or required to be registered as a sex offender pursuant to Missouri law. Further candidates must have filed all required campaign disclosure reports for all previous elections in which they were candidates and have paid all fees assessed against them by the Missouri Ethics Commission, if applicable.


Applications for "Declaration as a Candidate for Director" and other related forms may be obtained at the office of the Superintendent, 124A Pershing Road, Brookfield, Missouri, commencing on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 8:00 a.m., and ending on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.  Regular office hours are normally 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Filing will not occur on days in which the district is closed due to inclement weather or any of the following weekdays: December 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2017, and January 1, 2, 2018 and January 15, 2018.


Done by Order of the Board of Education

Rebecca S. Stephens, Secretary of the Board of Education


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