[Code 1975 §2.06; CC 1989 §1-19]
Pursuant to Section 72.070, RSMo., the Board of Trustees of the Village passed an ordinance on July 12, 1974, being Ordinance 389, to submit to the qualified voters of the Village a proposed change in its form of government from that of a Village to that of a City of the Fourth Class. After publication of notice as required by law, an election was held on Tuesday, August 6, 1974, on such matter. At such election five hundred thirty-one (531) voters voted in favor of the change and two hundred seventy-six (276) voters voted against the change. Since more than a majority of the voters voting at such election voted in favor of the change, Mr. Robert C. Garret, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Chief Officer of the Village issued his proclamation effective August 19, 1974, declaring the Village to be a City of the Fourth Class.