Board Filing

  • SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS

    (Public Notice of Filing)

     

    The Neosho School District encourages qualified persons interested in running for a position on the school board to file to be a candidate in the April 5, 2022 election. Interested persons may file at the superintendent's offices located at 418 Fairground Road, Neosho, MO 64850.

    For more information, contact Dr. Jim Cummins at 417-451-8600.

     

    Filing will begin on December 7, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. and will continue during the district's regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Except for the first and last day of filing, filing will not occur on days that the school district's central offices are closed due to inclement weather. Filing will also not occur on the following holidays and breaks when the school district's central offices are closed: 

    December 20, 2021 – December 27, 2021. The final day for filing will be on December 28, 2021, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

     

    There are two positions available with three-year terms and two positions available with one-year terms.

     

    Qualifications

    Pursuant to law, members of the Board of Education must meet all the following requirements:

     

    1. Be citizens of the United States of America.  

    2. Be resident taxpayers of the Neosho School District. A "taxpayer" is an individual who has paid taxes to the state or any subdivision thereof within the immediately preceding 12-month period or the spouse of such individual. 

    3. Have resided in Missouri for a minimum of one year immediately preceding their election or appointment. 

    4. Be at least 24 years of age. 

    5. Not be delinquent in the payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes, or real property taxes on the place of residence. If the candidate is a past or present corporate officer of any fee office, they must be able to verify that office does not owe any taxes to the state.  The candidate is required by law to file an affidavit stating the facts with the Missouri Department of Revenue.

    6. Have not been found guilty of nor have pled guilty to a felony or misdemeanor under federal laws of the United States of America. 

    7. Have not been convicted of, found guilty of, or pled guilty to a felony under Missouri Law.

    8. Be eligible to hold office in accordance with Missouri law, including § 561.021, RSMo. 

    9. While holding office, not be serving a sentence or period of probation for a crime that would be a felony if committed in Missouri.

    10. Have never pled guilty or nolo contendere or been convicted under the law of another jurisdiction of a felony connected with the exercise of the right of suffrage.

    11. Not be registered or required to be registered as a sex offender pursuant to Missouri law, §§ 589.400 - .425, RSMo.

    12. 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.