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Municipal and school board elections will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at polling sites throughout the county. Voters will decide city council, mayor and school board questions.
Voters in Lyndon will also decide a half-cent sales tax for city improvements, and voters in the USD 434 school district will vote on a $4.6 million bond issue for activities and athletic facilities improvements.


USD 434 - Shall the following be adopted?

Shall Unified School District No. 434, Osage County, Kansas (Santa Fe Trail), issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,600,000, to pay the costs to: (a) construct, equip and furnish a new Fine Arts Auditorium Facility to be located at the existing Santa Fe Trail High School site in the District to create a 500-seat auditorium with stage, band and choir classroom, offices, storage and other support spaces; (b) construct, equip and furnish a Physical Education Facility to be located at the existing Santa Fe Trail High School site in the District to create an Auxiliary Gymnasium with seating for 500 and including locker rooms, a weight room, wrestling practice area, lobby area and other support areas; (c) make all other necessary improvements appurtenant thereto (collectively, the “Project”); and (d) pay costs of issuance and interest on said general obligation bonds of the District during construction of the Project; all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 10-101 et seq.; K.S.A. 25-2018(f); and K.S.A. 72-6761?

Lyndon - Shall the following be adopted?

Shall the City of Lyndon, Kansas, be authorized to impose a one-half percent (.5%) city-wide retailers’ sales tax for purposes of improving and maintaining the public streets and bridges, that increases in property taxes be avoided if possible, that voters should be given a choice as to the method used to finance public services; and, such other general governmental purposes as may be in the best interest of the City, with collection of such sales tax to commence on October 1, 2013, or as soon thereafter as is legally permissible, all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 12-187 et seq. and K.S.A.10-101 et seq; as amended?


City of Burlingame

- Ray Hovestadt

Council Members
- Rose A. Parker
- Christopher L. Moon
- Jim Nelson
- Michelle E. Mullinix

City of Carbondale

(no filings)

City of Lyndon

Council Members
- Douglas L. Watson
- Chris R. Cole
- Darby Kneisler
- Wayne Howard

City of Melvern

- Joyce A. Lacey

Council Members
- Mike Volkman
- Sean P. Criqui
- Robert Bradley

City of Osage

- Quintin J. Robert
- Steve Haller

Ward 1
- Denise Lauber
- Rebecca Davis
- Ricky L. Martin

Ward 2
- Robert J. Rowe
- Michael J. Handly

Ward 3
- Edwin C. Mueller

Ward 4
- Rebecca A. “Becky” Brewer
- Frances N. Burkett

City of Overbrook

- Donald J. Schultz

Council Members
- Carol Ann Baughman
- Jon A. Brady

City of Quenemo

Council Members
- Stephen M. Casteel
- Michael Burgess
- Adam Anderson

City of Scranton

- Robert T. Sims

Council Members
- Gary M. Burkdoll
- Jack Mayfield
- Ray E. Lester
- Jennifer L. Burkdoll

Frontier Extension District

- Peggy Tucker
- Gary Thompson


USD 420 – Osage City

Position 4
- Michael Pitts

Position 5
- Diane Kimball
- Raymond L. Lauber

Position 6
- Cindy Cook

USD 421 – Lyndon

Position 1B
– Lori Sturdy

Position 2A
- David Brecheisen

Position 2B
- Robert M. Knoernschild Jr.

Position 3B
- Gary Summers
- Melissa K. Herdman

USD 434 – Santa Fe Trail

Position 2
– Michele Ferris

Position 4
– Zachary Anshutz

Position 5
- Randy Boudeman

Position 6
– Mark A. VanCamp
– Amy Crotinger

USD 454 – Burlingame

Position 5
- Cathy Fagan

Position 6
- Brandi Shaffer
- Tanyea A. Bingham

USD 456 – Marais de Cygnes Valley

Position 4
- Roxie Lee Bush
- Mark R. Lacey

Position 5
– Jamie Sowers

Position 6
- Robert K. Bailey

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