Candidate filing will end next week for school board, municipal elections
Filing for April's school board and municipal elections will end at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20.
In the Lindbergh and Mehlville school districts, two seats on each Board of Education are up for election.
Aldermanic seats are up for election in the cities of Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills.
In Sunset Hills, the mayoral seat held by James Hobbs and the collector's seat held by Thomas Fleer also are up for election April 6, and both incumbents have filed for re-election.
In the Lindbergh School District, Board of Education seats held by Robert Bader and Larry McIntosh are up for election. The seats carry three-year terms.
O. Victor Lenz and Bader, who first was elected to the board in 2001, have filed.
Lenz, 4628 Bridlewood Terrace, 63128, retired June 30 as the district's assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, capping a 39-year career in education that included 37 years of service in the Lindbergh School District.
In the Mehlville School District, Board of Education seats held by Rita Diekemper and Rich Huddleston are up for election. The seats carry three-year terms.
Diekemper, who first was elected to the board in 2001, and Tom Correnti, 2133 Telford Drive, 63125, have filed. Correnti recently was appointed to the Proposition P Oversight Committee and now serves as vice chairman of the panel.
In Crestwood, aldermanic seats held by Richard Breeding of Ward 1, current board President Gary Vincent of Ward 2, Bernadine "Bernie'' Alexander of Ward 3 and Pat Duwe of Ward 4 are up for election. The seats carry three-year terms.
Breeding, Alexander and Duwe have filed for re-election. Dan Himebaugh, 1130 Tahiti, 63126, has filed for the Ward 2 aldermanic seat.
In Green Park, aldermanic seats held by Judy Betlach of Ward 1, Tony Konopka of Ward 2 and current board President Fred Baras of Ward 3 are up for election. The seats carry two-year terms.
Betlach, Konopka and Baras have filed for re-election.
Beside the mayoral and collector's seats up for election in Sunset Hills, aldermanic seats held by Joe Rathert of Ward 1, John Smith of Ward 2, Robert Brockhaus of Ward 3 and A. Ron Kaemmerer of Ward 4 are up for election. All seats in Sunset Hills carry two-year terms.
Smith, Brockhaus and Kaemmerer have filed for re-election. John Tipton, 1481 Royal Springs Drive, has filed for the Ward 1 seat.