City of Crystal Lake Park, MO
St. Louis County
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All City elections shall be conducted and held in conformance with the provisions of Chapter 115, RSMo.
A. 
A municipal election for the qualified voters of this City shall be held on the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of each year.
B. 
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of even-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Crystal Lake Park shall be held for the purpose of electing a Mayor who shall hold his/her office for a term of two (2) years and until his/her successor is elected and qualified.
C. 
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of odd-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Crystal Lake Park shall be held for the purpose of electing one (1) Alderman from each ward who shall hold his/her office for a term of two (2) years and until his/her successor is elected and qualified.
D. 
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of even-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Crystal Lake Park shall be held for the purpose of electing one (1) Alderman from each ward who shall hold his/her office for a term of two (2) years and until his/her successor is elected and qualified.
Any person who desires to become a candidate for an elective City office at the general City election shall file with the City Clerk, not prior to the hour of 8:00 A.M. on the sixteenth (16th) Tuesday prior to nor later than 5:00 P.M. on the eleventh (11th) Tuesday prior to the next City municipal election, a written declaration of his/her intent to become a candidate at said election. The City Clerk shall keep a permanent record of the names of the candidates, the offices for which they seek election, and the date of their filing, and their names shall appear on the ballots in that order.
No person shall be a candidate for municipal office unless such person complies with the provisions of Section 115.346, RSMo., regarding payment of municipal taxes or user fees.
The City Clerk shall, on or before the sixteenth (16th) Tuesday prior to any election at which City offices are to be filled by said election, notify the general public of the opening filing date, the office or offices to be filled, the proper place for filing, and the closing filing date of the election. Such notification may be accomplished by legal notice published in at least one (1) newspaper of general circulation in the City.
The form of said written declaration of candidacy shall be substantially as follows:
DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY
STATE OF MISSOURI
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COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
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I, _________________________, being first duly sworn, state that I reside at _________________________, City of Crystal Lake Park, County of St. Louis, Missouri; that I am a qualified voter; that I do hereby declare myself a candidate for the office of _________________________ to be voted upon at the municipal election to be held on the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April, ________, and I meet all the qualifications required of a candidate for said office, and I hereby request that my name be printed upon the official ballot for said election for said office and state that I will serve as such officer, if elected.
 Signed:
Subscribed and sworn to before me this ______ day of __________________, ______.
   City Clerk
   City of Crystal Lake Park
(SEAL)
In City elections, the City Clerk shall notify the County Board of Election Commissioners prior to 5:00 P.M. on the tenth (10th) Tuesday prior to any City election except as noted in Section 115.125.1, RSMo. The notice shall be in writing, shall specify that the Board of Aldermen is calling the election, the purpose of the election, the date of the election, and shall include a certified copy of the legal notice to be published including the sample ballot. The notice and any other information required by this Section may, with the prior notification to the election authority receiving the notice, be accepted by facsimile transmission prior to 5:00 P.M. on the tenth (10th) Tuesday prior to the election, provided that the original copy of the notice and a certified copy of the legal notice to be published shall be received in the office of the election authority within three (3) business days from the date of the facsimile transmission.
[CC 1995 §105.010; Ord. No. 61 §§1 — 3, 7-29-1957]
A. 
As required by Section 79.060, RSMo., the City of Crystal Lake Park, Missouri, shall be and the same is hereby divided into two (2) wards to be known and designated, respectively, as the "First Ward" and the "Second Ward".
B. 
The First Ward of the City of Crystal Lake Park, Missouri, shall include the following territory: All properties included in the area bounded on the south by the south boundary of the City, on the west by the west boundary of the City, on the east by the eastern boundary of the City, and on the north by a line running from west to east in the center of Country Club Drive until it intersects with a line running north and south along the common boundary of lots on the east side of Lake View Drive and the west side of Oak Drive, thence south along this line to the center of South Drive and then turning east along the center of South Drive to the eastern boundary of the City.
C. 
The Second Ward of the City of Crystal Lake Park, Missouri, shall include the following territory: All territory not included in Ward I. Specifically, all properties included in the area bounded on the north by the north boundary of the City, on the east by the eastern boundary of the City, on the west by the western boundary of the City, and on the south by a line running from west to east from the intersection of Country Club Drive and Bopp Road in the center of Country Club Drive until it intersects with a line running north and south along the common boundary of lots on the east side of Lake View Drive and the west side of Oak Drive, thence south along this line to the center of South Drive and then turning east along the center of South Drive to the eastern boundary of the City.