Lee's Summit R-7 School District
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LSR7 Shares Public Notice of Filing for Board of Education

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 5, 2022 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 started 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 4:30 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 days during winter break when the school district’s central offices are closed: December 22-December 27, 2021. Filing will end on December 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. and the district office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There are two positions available with three-year terms.


Where to file:            

Stansberry Leadership Center
Board of Education/Central Office
301 NE Tudor Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

When to file:

First day to file: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Central office closed for winter break: December 22-December 27, 2021
Last day to file: Tuesday, December 28, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For questions, please call Linda Ismert, Board Secretary at 816.986.1008

Candidates filing on the last day should arrive by 4:30 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:

Ballot placement will be determined by lottery on the first day of filing. Candidates who filed declarations at or before 4:30 p.m. on the opening filing day shall be listed on the ballot in ascending order of the numbers so drawn. Candidates filing after the first day shall be listed below those who filed declarations of candidacy on the first day of filing, in the order they file their declarations.

This is in accordance with board policy BBB adopted by the Board of Education October 11, 2001, §115.395.2, RSMo Supp. 1997 and the recently modified §115.124 RSMo.