Pettis County Ballots

| March 29, 2013
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Ballot Issues:

Sedalia voters will decide on a tax increase of $0.07 to be used for the Sedalia Public Library.  If approved, the funds will go toward building repairs, renovations, and maintenance.  The tax would expire after 25 years.

Some voters in Pettis County will decide if the operating tax levy ceiling of the Knob Noster R-8 School District will be increased to $3.50.  This would allow the district to maintain the current level of Federal Impact Aid.

La Monte R-4 School District’s Board of Education is asking to borrow $950,000 to be used for completing improvements to existing facilities.  Those would include roof replacements at the elementary and high schools, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning unit replacements, and electrical system upgrades.  If approved by voters, the property tax levy is expected to remain unchanged.

Contested Races:

A special election for the Johnson County R-8 School District will be held.  Two directors for the Board of Education will be selected.  Those candidates are Patricia Sellers, Micheal Fisk, and Matt Cleveland.

Two directors for the La Monte School District will be elected.  Jack Shull, Barak Knoernschild, Brandie LaMaack, Elizabeth Green, and Steve Harvey are on the ballot.

In the Sweet Springs school district, two positions on the Board of Education are open.  Donald Boland, Bruce Hoyes, Marc Johnson, Alan Zimmerschied, and Doug Loges are on the ballot.

Voters in the Smithton R-6 School District will choose between Jason Brown, Sabrina Hanger, Eric Homan, and Becky Williams for two Directors positions on the Board of Education.

The Green Ridge R-8 School District has three people running for two School Board openings.  Those names are Mark Haverly, Jason Cannon, and Stacey Morton.

One person will be elected as Director of Sub-District Number 4 in the Pettis County Ambulance District.  Bill Griffith and Les Harrell are on the ballot.

Six people are running for three open positions on the Village of Hughesville Board of Trustees.  Those Candidates are Elizabeth Thalgott, Sherria McDonald, Bennie Hunter, Linda Gerken, Franklin Lindsey, and Travis Teter.

The Sedalia City Council has one contested race.  Kenneth Norton and Larry Stevenson are vying for a position as Fourth Ward Councilperson.

The mayor of Windsor will be decided April 2nd.  Dennis Carter and Justin Brown are on the ballot.

Windsor’s City Collector is also up for a vote.  Those candidates are Christa Bowen and Melody Borbis Gnuschke.

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