Smithville Board Candidate Workshop

Smithville Board Candidate Workshop 

December 8th, 6:30-7:30 pm

Smithville Central Office, Board Room, 655 S. Commercial Ave, Smithville, MO

This is an opportunity for potential board candidates to find out more information on what being a Board of Education member entails.

The Smithville R-II Board of Education has set Tuesday, December 6, 2022, through Tuesday, December 27, 2022, as the filing dates for those patrons of the Smithville R-II School District that desire to file for a three-year term as a director of the school district.  Qualified persons may file for such a position in the superintendent’s office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on those days the superintendent’s office is open. In the event the district is closed due to Christmas Break or inclement weather, registration will be by appointment only and made by contacting the board secretary at 816-532-0406.  School will be closed for Christmas Break beginning Monday, December 19, 2022, until Monday, January 2, 2023. 

 As per Board policy File: BBB, each candidate filing on the first day shall draw a number at random at the time of filing.  The numbers drawn by the candidate shall be recorded with their declaration of candidacy.  The names of candidates filing on the first day of filing shall be listed in ascending order of the numbers drawn and ahead of the names of candidates filing on a later date.   

There will be three (3) Board of Education positions open on April 4, 2023; those positions are currently held by Denney Fales, Scott Haggerty and Susan Whitacre.  The voters will fill those three positions at the municipal election to be held on April 4, 2023.  There are seven (7) members serving on the Smithville R-II Board of Education.