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  162.601.  Election of board members, terms — members appointed due to vacancies, terms — qualifications. — 1.  Elected members of the board in office on August 28, 1998, shall hold office for the length of term for which they were elected, and any members appointed pursuant to section 162.611 to fill vacancies left by elected members in office on August 28, 1998, shall serve for the remainder of the term to which the replaced member was elected.

  2.  No board members shall be elected at the first municipal election in an odd-numbered year next following August 28, 1998.

  3.  Three board members shall be elected at the second municipal election in an odd-numbered year next following August 28, 1998, to serve four-year terms.

  4.  Four board members shall be elected at the third municipal election in an odd-numbered year next following August 28, 1998, and two of such members shall be elected to four-year terms and two of such members shall be elected to three-year terms.  For the two members elected at the municipal election in 2006, the terms of such members shall expire after their successors are elected and qualified pursuant to subsection 6 of this section.

  5.  Beginning with the fourth municipal election in an odd-numbered year next following August 28, 1998, and at each succeeding municipal election in a year during which board member terms expire, there shall be elected members of the board of education, who shall assume the duties of their office at the first regular meeting of the board of education after their election, and who shall hold office for four years, and until their successors are elected and qualified.

  6.  For the two board members who are elected at the municipal election in 2006, their successors thereafter shall be elected at the general election in the year in which their terms expire.

  7.  Members of the board of directors shall be elected to represent seven subdistricts.  The subdistricts shall be established by the state board of education to be compact, contiguous and as nearly equal in population as practicable.  The subdistricts shall be revised by the state board of education after each decennial census and at any other time the state board determines that the district's demographics have changed sufficiently to warrant redistricting.

  8.  A member shall reside in and be elected in the subdistrict which the member is elected to represent.  Subdistrict 1 shall be comprised of wards 1, 2, 22 and 27. Subdistrict 2 shall be comprised of wards 3, 4, 5 and 21.  Subdistrict 3 shall be comprised of wards 18, 19, 20 and 26.  Subdistrict 4 shall be comprised of wards 6, 7, 17 and 28.  Subdistrict 5 shall be comprised of wards 9, 10, 11 and 12.  Subdistrict 6 shall be comprised of wards 13, 14, 16 and 25. Subdistrict 7 shall be comprised of wards 8, 15, 23 and 24.

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(L. 1963 p. 200 § 3-60, A.L. 1976 S.B. 821, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971, A.L. 1988 H.B. 1242 Revision, A.L. 1998 S.B. 781, A.L. 1999 H.B. 889, A.L. 2003 H.B. 511 merged with S.B. 686, A.L. 2005 S.B. 302)

(Source: RSMo 1959 § 165.573)


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