Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal and Tom Peters will retain their seats on the School District of University City board of education.
The voters of the School District of University City have put their votes where their money is, approving the Proposition U no-tax increase bond issue. With 20 of 20 precincts counted, the measure was approved 2,868 to 1,241 or 69.8 percent to 30.2 percent. The issue needed a 4/7 majority or 57.15 of the total vote. See our previous story: It's Election Day in University City Voters also re-elected the two incumbents running to retain their seats on the district's Board of Education. Tom Peters and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal were given new terms. With 20 of 20 precincts counted, the unofficial vote tallies are as follows: "It's an honor to be acknowledged by the U City voters again," Chappelle-Nadal told Patch. "I love serving on the …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The April 2 election is just a week away. Are you prepared? Here's what you need to know about the candidates and propositions you'll see on the ballot.
The April 2 election is just days away. Are you ready? If not, Patch has you covered. Here is a rundown of the major races and proposition in the area. To learn more about the candidates and the proposition, simply click on the links. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. School District of University City There are four candidates running for two open seats on the Board of Education. Click on the links below to see profiles for the following candidates: Proposition U
Friday, March 22, 2013
Looking for information on candidates in the University City board race? Here's what you need to know about Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Tom Peters, Edward McCarthy and Ed Probst.
Patch sent all candidates running for seats on the School District of University City's Board of Education identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April 2 election. Each school board candidate who returned the survey will be featured on University City Patch this week. There are four candidates running for two open seats. Click on the links below to see profiles for the following candidates:
Peters is a two-term incumbent on the School District of University City board.
Patch sent all local candidates for office identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April election. Each candidate who returned the survey will be featured on the site. Tom Peters, 46 Why Run? I am seeking re-election to help continue our gains over the last six years and continue making our schools better. I want to help foster more increases in academic achievement for every student and help pass a new no-tax-increase bond issue in April 2013 to continue building renovations in our schools. We also have to do a better job of communicating the incredible successes our students are achieving in University City. Finally, I would like to help expand a quality early childhood education program for all of …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
There are two spots up for election in April on the School District of University City Board of Education.
The Board of Education for the School District of University City will have two open seats in the April 3, 2012 election. Up for re-election are the seats held by Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal and Tom Peters. According to Interim Director of Communications Shantana Stewart, both incumbents have filed to retain their seats. The first day of filing for candidates was Tuesday, Dec. 11. Prospective school board members have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 to file paperwork to run for a seat. Interested parties can file at the Ronald E. McNair Administration Building, located at 8136 Groby Road. School board members serve a three-year term. According to the Missouri School Board Association, school board candidates must be a 24 years old and a …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Board member proposes increasing transparency by having all votes take place in open session.
Members of the University City Board of Education discussed a proposal aimed at making its operations more transparent at a work session Thursday night. The change would involve the way the board votes on matters during closed sessions. Closed sessions typically occur to discuss personnel matters, actions concerning individual students or legal issues, among other reasons. School boards are allowed to make decisions on these issues behind closed doors, but state law requires that any votes taken be made public after 72 hours. Board Member Rick Salamon said he would like to increase the board’s transparency and openness by moving any votes that would normally take place in a closed session to an open one. Salamon said any discussions would …