The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District will accept Declarations of Candidacy for any person interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 7, 2020 election. Persons interested may file with the Secretary of the Board of Education at the school district’s offices located at 301 NE Tudor Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64086.

Filing will begin on December 24, 2019 at 8 a.m. The office will close at 10 a.m. on December 24, 2019. Filing will continue during the district’s regular business hours January 3, 2020 through January 21, 2020 which are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on days that the school district’s offices are closed due to inclement weather. The district’s offices will be closed on December 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 and January 1, 2 and, therefore, will not be accepting candidate filings on those dates. Filing will end on January 21, 2020 with the office staying open until 5 p.m. that day.

There are three positions available with three-year terms.

Where to file:

Stansberry Leadership Center

Board of Education Office

301 NE Tudor Road

Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

When to file:

Filing opens December 24, 2019 at 8 a.m. and will close at 10 a.m.

Office closed for Winter Recess December 25, 2019 through January 2, 2020

Office reopens for filing on Friday, January 3, 2020

Filing closes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. §115.349.1, RSMo 1994

Candidates filing on the last day should arrive by 4 p.m. to make sure the filing process is completed by the 5 p.m. deadline. The clock cannot be held. Required documents must be checked and the declaration of candidacy, including signature, must be completed by 5 p.m.

Placement on Ballot:

Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot. This is in accordance with board policy BBB adopted by the Board of Education October 11, 2001, §115.395.2, RSMo Supp. 1997

Published in the Lee’s Summit Tribune November 30 and December 7, 2019