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Lake area voters to decide races, issues

Lake area voters to decide races, issues

On April 8 ballots

April 6th, 2014 by The Lake Today staff in News

On Tuesday, April 8, voters within the three-county Lake of the Ozarks region of Camden, Miller and Morgan counties will cast their votes in selecting numerous municipal, school board and other local political seats, as well as a number of ballot issues.

Races appearing on local ballots include:

City of Lake Ozark

Three Board of Aldermen seats open

Ward I Alderman: Patricia "Pat" Thompson, Dan Langley

Ward II Alderman: Larry Buschjost

Ward III Alderman: Gerry Murawski, Jeff Van Donsel

City of Osage Beach

Mayor, city collector and three Board of Aldermen seats open

Mayor: Penny Lyons, W.W. Bill Stone

Ward I Alderman: Kevin Rucker

Ward II Alderman: Phyllis Marose, Michelle Myler, Bob Matula

Ward III Alderman: Fred Catcott, Thomas Walker

Collector: John Berry

City of Camdenton

Three Board of Aldermen seats open

Ward I Alderman: Geraldine "Gerry" Rector

Ward II Alderman: Sandy Gentry

Ward III Alderman: Gary Shepherd

City of Sunrise Beach

Two Board of Trustee seats open

Candidates: Ray Kline, Charlie Bott

City of Laurie

Mayor and two Board of Aldermen seats open

Mayor: Scott Fahrer, Herb Keck

Ward I Alderman: Greg Lux

Ward II Alderman: Allen Kimberling, Bradley Davis

City of Versailles

Two Board of Aldermen seats open

South Ward: Joann Mayor, Charla Gross-Hook

North Ward: Lorren Pinzke, Donny Hibdon

City of Eldon

Three Board of Alderman and City Marshall seats open

Ward II Alderman: Sharon Cole-Harms

Ward III Alderman: Timothy Bradley, Kim Knopf, Derek Nelson

City Marshall: Rodney Fair, Kevin Virgin

City of Barnett

Mayor, city collector and two Board of Aldermen seats open

Mayor: Larry G. Daulton, Geoffrey G. Richardson

Collector: Nancy Dunstan

Ward I Alderman: June Shy

Ward II Alderman: Jeffrey J. Wilson

City of Linn Creek

Mayor and three Board of Aldermen seats open

Mayor: Ginny Mueller, Joyce M. Thompson

Ward I Alderman: Rich Janes

Ward II Alderman: Bill Mundhausen

Ward III Alderman: Brian Johnson

Town of Gravois Mills

Four Board of Trustees seats open

Three, two-year term seats: Bob Swengrosh, Jack R. Feller

One, one-year term seat: (no candidates signed up)

Village of Four Seasons

Three Trustee seats open

Candidates: Gordon Ellison, Arnold Sandbothe, Ranita Jones

Village of Climax Springs

Two two-year Board of Trustee seats open

Candidates: Wanda Wilson, Shawna Scrivener

Village of Tuscumbia

Four Board of Trustees seats open (NOTE: Three persons receiving highest number of votes serve a two-year term; fourth highest serves a one-year term)

Candidates: Gerald Rush, Roger Edwards, Donnie Sanning, Cindy Alieksaites

Village of Brumley

Two Board of Trustees seats open

Candidates: Paul Bowden, Deloris J. Trusley

Village of Olean

Two Board of Trustees seats open

Candidates: Debbie Fletcher, Rebecca Kehr

Camdenton R-3 School District

Three Board of Education seats open

Candidates: Selynn Barbour, Jackie Schulte, Courtney Hulett, Mindi Sales, Joe Ridgeway

School of the Osage R-2

Three Board of Education seats open

Candidates: Mary Whitman, Steven Herman, Richard "Todd" Miller, Michael Ruck

Morgan County R-2 District (Versailles)

Three Board of Education seats open

Candidates: Brad Chamberlain, Gay Marriott, Dwayne Schad

Eldon R-1 School District

Three Board of Education seats open

Candidates: Jim Harriman, Jill Kliethermes, Dennis Schad, Chris Hart

Miller County R-3 District (Tuscumbia)

Three Board of Education seats open

Candidates: Nathan Phillips, Greg Hawken, David Grimwood, Rhonda Buechter, Steve Wilson, Barry Wisdom

Macks Creek School R-5 District

Four Board of Education seats open

Three, three-year board terms: Michael Parrack, Tieha Willis, Connie Russell, Josh Lane, Joshua Kingston, Seth Rahmoeller

One, two-year board term: Cheri Nations, Stacey Green-Leach

Climax Springs R-4 School District

Three Board of Education seats open

Candidates: Cindy Jungles, Carl Clark, Brett Davis, Larry Gregory, Josh Wolfe, Bonnie Danner

Brumley Fire Department

Two Board of Directors seats open

One, six-year term: Tad Nolan Russell, Paul Joseph Imperato, Melvin Douglas Duncan

One, four-year unexpired term: Joshua Pryor, Robert Rodden

Mid-County Fire Protection District Board of Directors

Two Board of Directors seats open

Candidates: Charles E. McElyea, Jeremy W. Rugen, John W. Page

Ballot Issues

• Eldon R-1 School District Ballot Question: Shall the Board of Education of the Eldon R-1 School District of Miller County, Missouri, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of $5,600,000 million for the purpose of providing funds to combine with resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the site development, construction, equipping and furnishing of a Tornado Safe Room/Early Childhood Learning Center; to complete safety and security equipment, lighting, new gym floor at Upper Elementary School, and additional parking at South School; to renovate the fine arts auditorium to accommodate a larger, quality viewing stage and additional seating; to upgrade the technology infrastructure, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems where necessary; to complete improvements to the bus garage area and other remodeling and repair improvements to the existing facilities of the district; and issue bonds for the payment thereof? If this proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service levy of the school district is estimated to remain unchanged at 51 cents per $100 of assessed valuation of real and personal property.

• Morgan County R-2 School District Ballot Question: Shall the Board of Education of the Morgan County R-2 School District be authorized to increase the district's operating tax levy ceiling to $2.90 per $100 of assessed valuation to provide funds for ongoing operating expenses of the district and costs of constructing and equipping an auditorium that will also serve as a tornado safe room? If this question is approved, the district's adjusted operating tax levy is estimated to increase by 15 cents from $2.75 to $2.90 per $100 of assessed valuation.

• Mid-County Fire Protection District Ballot Question: Shall the Board of Directors of the Mid-County Fire Protection District by authorized to levy and additional tax of not more than 12 cents on the $100 assessed valuation to provide funds for the support of the district?

• Moreau Fire Protection District Ballot Question: Shall the Board of Directors of the Moreau Fire Protection District be authorized to increase the rate of levy for the support of the district from a maximum authorized levy of 30 cents to a maximum levy of 55 cents on each $100 of assessed valuation?

• Gravois Special Road District #8 Ballot Question: Shall the Gravois Special Road District #8 of Morgan County continue the levy tax of 10 cents on the hundred dollar valuation, for a period of four years? This is not an increase of the present rate.

• W-3 Neighborhood Improvement Ballot Question: Shall Morgan County, Missouri be authorized to levy an annual assessment of $.5760 per $100 of assessed valuation of real property within the W-3 Neighborhood Improvement District plus $10 against each parcel within the district to be used solely for the cost of maintenance of the improvements pursuant to Rev. Stat. Mo. 67.453 et. seq.?

• Y-10 Neighborhood Improvement Ballot Question: Shall Morgan County, Missouri be authorized to levy an annual assessment of $.0821 per $100 of assessed valuation of real property within the Y-10 Neighborhood Improvement District plus $25 against each parcel within the district to be used solely for the cost of maintenance of the improvements pursuant to Rev. Stat. Mo. 67.453 et. seq.?

• O-275-275A Neighborhood Improvement Ballot Question: Shall Morgan County, Missouri be authorized to levy an annual assessment of $.2540 per $100 of assessed valuation of real property within the O-275-275A Neighborhood Improvement District be used solely for the cost of maintenance of the improvements pursuant to Rev. Stat. Mo. 67.453 et. seq.?

• Lake Road TT-1 and TT-1A Neighborhood Improvement Ballot Question: Shall Morgan County, Missouri be authorized to levy an annual assessment of $1.13 per $100 of assessed valuation of real property within the Lake Road TT-1 and TT-1A Neighborhood Improvement District plus $60 against each parcel within the district to be used solely for the cost of maintenance of the improvements pursuant to Rev. Stat. Mo. 67.453 et. seq.?