The Memerac Valley School Board approved the candidate filing dates for the Tuesday, April 3, 2018, school board election during its monthly board meeting Wednesday night.

Filing will open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, and closes at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.

Candidates should file at the Meramec Valley School District’s administration office, 126 N. Payne St., which is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Two seats will be vacant. The terms of Mike Butler and Mary Clasby Agee will expire this spring.

To be eligible to serve on the school board, candidates must be at least 24 years old, a resident taxpayer of the district, a U.S. citizen, a Missouri resident of at least one year, not delinquent in the payment of any taxes, not been found guilty of nor pled guilty to a felony or misdemeanor and not required to be registered as a sex offender.

Candidates also must have filed all required campaign disclosure reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission.