Candidates - General Election - April 6, 1999

City Officials
School Districts
Johnson County Community College
Water District #1
Drainage Districts

Ballot Question
Constitutional Amendment - Question Submitted




City Officials

Election of Mayor and/or Council Members in the cities of Countryside, DeSoto, Edgerton, Fairway, Gardner, Lake Quivira, Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam, Mission, Mission Hills, Mission Woods, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Shawnee, Spring Hill, and Westwood Hills. No election in the city of Westwood.


Countryside

The City of Countryside is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Countryside is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 2 year terms. All are elected in 1999.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (2 Year Term)

Council Members At-Large (2 Year Term) - Vote for Five or Fewer

DeSoto

The City of DeSoto is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). DeSoto is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 4 year terms. Three Council Members At-Large are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 2 Council Members At-Large will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer



Edgerton

The City of Edgerton is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Edgerton is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 4 year terms. Three Council Members At-Large are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 2 Council Members At-Large will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer



Fairway

The City of Fairway is a Second Class City with four wards. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Fairway is served by a Mayor and 8 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 4 year terms. Four Council Members (one from each ward) are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 4 Council Members will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)

Gardner

The City of Gardner is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Gardner is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 4 year terms. Three Council Members At-Large are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 2 Council Members At-Large will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer



Lake Quivira

The City of Lake Quivira is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Lake Quivira is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. The Mayor is elected to a 2 year term. Council Members are elected to 4 year terms. The Mayor and 3 Council Members At-Large are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 2 Council Members At-Large will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (2 Year Term)

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer

Leawood

The City of Leawood is a First Class City with four wards. An election is held every two years (even numbered years). Leawood is served by a Mayor and 8 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 4 year terms. The Mayor and 4 Council Members are elected in 1999 to 3 year terms (phasing into 4 year terms). Four Council Members will be elected in 2000 to 4 year terms.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (3 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 1 (3 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (3 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (3 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (3 Year Term)

Lenexa

The City of Lenexa is a First Class City with four wards. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Lenexa is served by a Mayor and 8 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 4 year terms. The Mayor and 4 Council Members are elected in 1999. Four Council Members will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (4 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)

Merriam

The City of Merriam is a Second Class City with four wards. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Merriam is served by a Mayor and 8 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 4 year terms. Four Council Members are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 4 Council Members will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)

Mission

The City of Mission is a Second Class City with four wards. An election is held every year. Mission is served by a Mayor and 8 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 2 year terms. The Mayor and 4 Council Members are elected in 1999. Four Council Members will be elected in 2000.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (2 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 1 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (2 Year Term)

Mission Hills

The City of Mission Hills is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Mission Hills is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 4 year terms. Three Council Members At-Large are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 2 Council Members At-Large will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer



Mission Woods

The City of Mission Woods is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Mission Woods is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 2 year terms. All are elected in 1999.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (2 Year Term)

Council Members At-Large (2 Year Term) - Vote for Five or Fewer

Olathe

The City of Olathe is a First Class City with four wards. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Olathe is served by a Mayor and 6 Council Members (one from each ward plus two at-large members). The Mayor and the 4 Council Members representing wards are elected to 2 year terms. The 2 Council Members At-Large are elected to 4 year terms. The Mayor, 4 Council Members, and 1 Council Member At-Large are elected in 1999. The Mayor, 4 Council Members, and 1 Council Member At-Large will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (2 Year Term)

Council Member At-Large (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 1 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (2 Year Term)

Overland Park

The City of Overland Park is a First Class City with five wards. A partisan election is held every two years (odd numbered years).

Overland Park is served by a Mayor and 10 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 4 year terms. Five Council Members are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 5 Council Members will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Candidates file by party affiliation or as "Independent Nominations." A partisan primary election is held if two or more Democrats or two or more Republicans file for an office. Winners of the Democratic and/or Republican primary election advance to the General Election. Independent nomination candidates run in the General Election only.

Voter qualifications: In a partisan primary election, eligible voters must be affiliated as a Democrat or a Republican and may vote for a candidate for that party. Unaffiliated voters may declare a party affiliation on the day of the primary election. In a general election, voters may vote for any candidate on the ballot.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

Candidates are listed on the ballot along with their party affiliation.

I = Incumbent.

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 5 (4 Year Term)

Prairie Village

The City of Prairie Village is a First Class City with six wards. An election is held in most odd and even numbered years. Prairie Village is served by a Mayor and 12 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 4 year terms. The Mayor will be elected in 1999. Six Council Members will be elected in 2000.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (4 Year Term)

Roeland Park

The City of Roeland Park is a Second Class City with four wards. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Roeland Park is served by a Mayor, 8 Council Members and a Municipal Judge. All are elected to 4 year terms. Four Council Members are elected in 1999. The Mayor, 4 Council Members and the Municipal Judge will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)

Shawnee

The City of Shawnee is a First Class City with four wards. An election is held every year. Shawnee is served by a Mayor and 8 Council Members, two from each ward. All are elected to 2 year terms. The Mayor and 4 Council Members are elected in 1999. Four Council Members will be elected in 2000.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (2 Year Term)

Council Member - Ward 1 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (2 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (2 Year Term)

Spring Hill

The City of Spring Hill is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Spring Hill is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 4 year terms. Three Council Members At-Large are elected in 1999. The Mayor and 2 Council Members At-Large will be elected in 2001.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer



Westwood Hills

The City of Westwood Hills is a Third Class City. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Westwood Hills is served by a Mayor and 5 Council Members At-Large. All are elected to 2 year terms. All are elected in 1999.

Candidates for City Offices file at their respective City Halls. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office for City Candidates begin with and include the first regular meeting of the governing body following certification of the election.

I = Incumbent.

Mayor (2 Year Term)

Council Members At-Large (2 Year Term) - Vote for Five or Fewer

School Districts

Blue Valley School District - USD #229
Spring Hill School District - USD #230
Gardner-Edgerton-Antioch School District - USD #231
DeSoto School District - USD #232
Olathe School District - USD #233
Shawnee Mission School District - USD #512


Blue Valley School District - #229

The Blue Valley School District is served by 7 Board Members representing six district positions plus one member at-large position. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Board Members are elected to 4 year terms. Board Member Positions 1, 2, 3, and 7 (At-Large) will be elected in 1999. Board Member Positions 4, 5, and 6 will be elected in 2001.

If a Primary Election is held, voters vote only for the board member position in which they live and the at-large position. In the General Election, voters vote for all positions.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin July 1.

I = Incumbent.

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)

Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member At-Large - Position 7 (4 Year Term)

Spring Hill School District - #230

The Spring Hill School District is served by 7 Board Members representing six district positions plus one member at-large position. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Board Members are elected to 4 year terms. Board Member Positions 1, 2, 3, and 7 (At-Large) are elected in 1999. Board Member Positions 4, 5, 6 will be elected in 2001.

If a Primary Election is held, voters vote only for the board member position in which they live and the at-large position. In the General Election, voters vote for all positions.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin July 1.

I = Incumbent.

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)

Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member At-Large - Position 7 (4 Year Term)

Gardner-Edgerton-Antioch School District - #231

The Gardner-Edgerton-Antioch School District is served by 7 Board Members representing six district positions plus one member at-large position. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Board Members are elected to 4 year terms. Board Member Positions 1, 2, 3, and 7 (At-Large) are elected in 1999. Board Member Positions 4, 5, and 6 will be elected in 2001.

If a Primary Election is held, voters vote only for the board member position in which they live and the at-large position. In the General Election, voters vote for all positions.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin July 1.

I = Incumbent.

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)

Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member At-Large - Position 7 (4 Year Term)

DeSoto School District - #232

The DeSoto School District is served by 7 Board Members representing six district area positions plus one member at-large position. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Board Members are elected to 4 year terms. Board Member Positions 1, 2, 3, and 7 (At-Large) are elected in 1999. Please note: Board Member Position 5 will be elected in 1999 to fill an unexpired term. Board Member Positions 4, 5, and 6 will be elected in 2001.

If a Primary Election is held, voters vote only for the board member position in which they live and the at-large position. In the General Election, voters vote for all positions.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin July 1.

I = Incumbent.

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)

Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 5 (Unexpired Term) Board Member At-Large - Position 7 (4 Year Term)

Olathe School District - #233

The Olathe School District is served by 7 Board Members At-Large. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Board Members are elected to 4 year terms. Four Board Members are elected in 1999. Three Board Members will be elected in 2001.

In the Primary and General Elections, voters vote all positions.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin July 1.

I = Incumbent.

Board Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Four or Fewer



Shawnee Mission School District - #512

The Shawnee Mission School District is served by 7 Board Members representing the five district area positions plus two at-large positions. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Board Members are elected to 4 year terms. Board Member Positions 1, 3, 5, and 7 (At-Large) are elected in 1999. Board Member Positions 2, 4, and 6 (At-Large) will be elected in 2001.

Voters vote only for the board member position in which they live and the at-large position in both the Primary and General Elections.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin July 1.

I = Incumbent.

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)

Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 5 (4 Year Term) Board Member At-Large - Position 7 (4 Year Term)

Johnson County Community College

Johnson County Community College is served by 6 Trustees. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Trustees are elected to 4 year terms. Three trustees are elected in 1999. Three trustees will be elected in 2001.

Candidates file at the Election Office.
Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin July 1.

I = Incumbent.

Trustees At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer



Water District #1

Water District #1 is served by 7 Board Members. An election is held every two years (odd numbered years). Board Members are elected to 4 year terms. Four board members (Positions 1, 2, 6 and 7) are elected in 1999. Three board members (Positions 3, 4, and 5) will be elected in 2001.

Voters vote on all positions in the General Election. No Primary Election.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is January 26 at 12:00 noon.

Terms of office begin May 1.

I = Incumbent.

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)

Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 6 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 7 (4 Year Term)

Drainage Districts

Merriam and Monticello Drainage Districts are each served by 3 Directors. An election is held every four years (odd numbered years). All are elected to 4 year terms. Three Directors for Merriam Drainage District and three Directors for Monticello Drainage District are elected in 1999.

Voters vote on all positions in the General Election. No Primary Election.

Candidates file at the Election Office. Filing and Withdrawal Deadline is 12:00 noon of the Wednesday next following the primary election (March 3).

Terms of office begin upon election.

I = Incumbent.

Merriam Drainage District Director (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer

Monticello Drainage District Director (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer


State of Kansas Constitutional Amendment

Question Submitted

Explanatory statement. This amendment would specifically authorize the exemption from property taxation of certain property used for oil and gas development, exploration and production purposes.

A vote for this proposition would specifically allow the governing body of a city or county to exempt from property taxation property used in the development, exploration and production of oil and gas.

A vote against this proposition would continue to allow the exemption from property taxation of property used exclusively for certain economic development purposes by the governing body of a city or county.

Shall the following be adopted?

§ 13. Exemption of property for economic development purposes; procedure; limitations.

(a) The board of county commissioners of any county or the governing body of any city may, by resolution or ordinance, as the case requires, exempt from all ad valorum taxation all or any portion of the appraised valuation of: (1) All buildings, together with the land upon which such buildings are located, and all tangible personal property associated therewith used exclusively by a business for the purpose of: (A) Manufacturing articles of commerce; (B) conducting research and development; or (C) storing goods or commodities which are sold or traded in interstate commerce, which commences operations after the date on which this amendment is approved by the electors of this state; (2) all buildings, or added improvements to buildings constructed after the date on which this amendment is approved by the electors of this state, together with the land upon which such buildings or added improvements are located, and all tangible personal property purchased after such date and associated therewith, used exclusively for the purpose of: (A) Manufacturing articles of commerce; (B) conducting research and development; or (C) storing goods or commodities which are sold or traded in interstate commerce, which is necessary to facilitate the expansion of any such existing business if, as a result of such expansion, new employment is created, or (3) all property actually and regularly used in conjunction with the development, exploration and production of oil and gas.

(b) Any ad valorem tax exemption granted pursuant to subsection (a) shall be in effect for not more than 10 calendar years after the calendar year in which the business commences its operations or the calendar year in which expansion of an existing business is completed, as the case requires.

(c) The legislature may limit or prohibit the application of this section by enactment uniformly applicable to all cities or counties.

(d) The provisions of this section shall not be construed to affect exemptions of property from ad valorum taxation granted by this constitution or by enactment of the legislature, or to affect the authority of the legislature to enact additional exemptions of property from ad valorum taxation found to have a public purpose and promote the general welfare.


 

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