Open Board Position

Notice: Boonville R-1 School District School Board Vacancy
Posted on 10/21/2021




School Board Applicant Packet


Effective October 21, 2021, a vacancy exists on the Boonville R-I School District Board of Education. The Board of  Education is required by law to fill vacancies on the Board created when a Board member leaves office prior to  the end of an elected term. 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, if any, or the  new term.  

The Board requires all individuals who wish to be appointed 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  selected. 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. 

Eligible individual interested in being considered for this vacant office needs to submit a completed application, which must be received (mailed or hand-delivered) by 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 4, 2021,  addressed to the Boonville R-I School District, ATTN: BOARD SECRETARY, 736 Main Street, Boonville, MO  65233. Applications can be pick up at the District Administration Office or can be found on the District  website. 

Each eligible candidate may be interviewed during the open session of the November Board of Education  meeting. The Board intends to appoint a qualified individual to fill the current vacancy at said board therefore  all eligible individuals who apply for the position must be present for said meeting. The meeting will be held  on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, in the District Administration Office, 736 Main Street, Boonville, MO  65233 beginning at 6:00 PM. 

Any questions should be directed to Katie Bird, Board Secretary at (660) 882-7474 option 6.