Two candidates file for Board of Education

Two candidates file for Board of Education
Posted on 01/21/2021
BOE candidates Spring 2021Corrected Jan. 25, 2021: The previous article indicated that there would not be an election.

Two Mehlville School District citizens have filed their candidacy for two positions on the Mehlville Board of Education, incumbent Tori Behlke and newcomer to the board Patrick McKelvey.

Typically, when the number of candidates who file is the same as the number of positions to be filled, then there is no election. However, under the provisions of Missouri Statute Section 115.124, the Board of Education election will appear on the ballot because we are also placing Prop S on the ballot. Prop S is a zero tax rate increase bond issue that if passed would allow the district to make facilities improvements to address safety and critical infrastructure needs.

The new board members will be sworn in during the April Organizational Meeting of the Board of Education. The two new members will each serve three-year terms.

The Mehlville School District strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity and other characteristics protected by law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: contact Adam Smith at 314-467-5006 or [email protected].