City of Wildwood, MO
St. Louis County
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Table of Contents
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[Approved by the citizens of Wildwood Tuesday, November 4, 1997.]
PREAMBLE: In order to provide for the government of the City of Wildwood, and secure the benefits and advantages of constitutional home rule under the Constitution of the State of Missouri, the people of Wildwood adopt the following Charter.
Ca Charter Comm List and Overview IN FRONT OF CHARTER
Article I Incorporation, Name and Boundaries

Section 1.1 Incorporation, Name and Boundaries.

Article II Powers

Section 2.1 Powers.

Section 2.2 Construction.

Article III The Council

Section 3.1 Powers Vested.

Section 3.2 Structure.

Section 3.3 Compensation and Expenses.

Section 3.4 Prohibitions.

Section 3.5 Vacancies; Forfeiture of Office; Filling of Vacancies.

Section 3.6 Judge of Qualifications.

Section 3.7 Investigations.

Section 3.8 Legislative Proceedings.

Section 3.9 Adoption of Special Matters.

Section 3.10 Codification of Ordinances.

Article IV The Mayor

Section 4.1 Powers Vested.

Section 4.2 Qualifications.

Section 4.3 Compensation and Expenses.

Section 4.4 Prohibitions.

Section 4.5 Vacancy; Forfeiture of Office; Filling of Vacancy.

Section 4.6 Duties.

Section 4.7 Appointments.

Section 4.8 Mayor Pro Tempore.

Article V City Administrator

Section 5.1 Appointment, Qualifications, Review and Compensation.

Section 5.2 Removal.

Section 5.3 Acting City Administrator.

Section 5.4 Powers and Duties.

Article VI Financial Procedures

Section 6.1 Fiscal Year.

Section 6.2 Budget.

Section 6.3 Capital improvement program.

Section 6.4 Submission of Budget and Capital Improvement Program.

Section 6.5 Adoption of Budget and Capital Improvement Program.

Section 6.6 Public Record.

Section 6.7 Amendment After Adoption.

Section 6.8 Taxation Powers.

Section 6.9 Sale of Bonds.

Section 6.10 Investment.

Section 6.11 Audit.

Section 6.12 Fiscal Reports.

Section 6.13 Fiscal Policy.

Article VII Nominations and Elections

Section 7.1 City Elections.

Section 7.2 Nominations.

Section 7.3 Preparation of Ballots.

Section 7.4 Election and Determination of Election Results.

Section 7.5 Wards.

Article VIII Initiative, Referendum and Recall

Section 8.1 General Authority.

Section 8.2 Commencement of Proceedings; Petitioners' Committee; Affidavit.

Section 8.3 Petitions.

Section 8.4 Procedure After Filing.

Section 8.5 Referendum Petitions; Suspension of Effect of Ordinance.

Section 8.6 Action on Initiative and Referendum Petitions.

Section 8.7 Action on Recall Petitions.

Section 8.8 Withdrawal of Petition.

Section 8.9 Results of Election.

Article IX Franchises

Section 9.1 Granting of Franchises.

Section 9.2 Right of Regulation.

Section 9.3 Revocable Permits.

Section 9.4 Operation Beyond Franchise Period.

Article X Licensing, Taxation and Regulation of Business, Occupations, Professions, Vocations and Other Activities or Things

Section 10.1 Objects of Licensing, Taxation and Regulation.

Article XI Ethics

Section 11.1 Purpose of Personal Financial Provisions.

Section 11.2 Personal Financial Interest.

Section 11.3 Political Activity.

Section 11.4 Activities Prohibited.

Article XII General Provisions

Section 12.1 Notice of Suits.

Section 12.2 Official Bonds.

Section 12.3 Charter Amendments.

Section 12.4 Charter Review Commission.

Section 12.5 Public Improvements and Special Assessments.

Section 12.6 Proof of Ordinance.

Section 12.7 Severability.

Article XIII Transitional Provisions and Schedule

Section 13.1 Purpose.

Section 13.2 Personnel and Officials.

Section 13.3 Administrative Organization.

Section 13.4 Ordinances to Remain in Force.

Section 13.5 Pending Actions and Proceedings.

Section 13.6 Continuance of Contracts, Public Improvements and Taxes.

Section 13.7 Election to Approve Charter.

Section 13.8 Effective Date of Charter.

Section 13.9 First Elections.

Section 13.10 Incumbent Elective Officials.