[Ord. No. 9 § 2, 11-21-1961 (readopted 9-16-2002); Ord. No. 926 § 2, 5-2-1982; Ord. No. 1060, 12-2-2002]
The four (4) wards of the Town of Carrollton shall be based on population and redistricted pursuant to the attached plat, which is on file in the Town offices.
[Ord. No. 9 § 3, 11-21-1961 (readopted 9-16-2002)]
A regular election for the choice of elective municipal officials shall be held biennially on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April in odd-numbered years, but if the Council shall fail, neglect or refuse to give notice of such election in the time required by Section 105.030 of this Chapter, such election shall nevertheless be held, and shall, in all respects, be legal in the same manner as if such notice had been given as required by the said Section 105.030. The Council may by resolution order special elections, fix the time and provide for holding the same.
[Ord. No. 9 § 6, 11-21-1961 (readopted 9-16-2002); Ord. No. 2017-1228, 7-17-2017; Ord. No. 2017-1253, 11-20-2017]
Vacancies shall be filled by the Mayor, with the consent of the majority of the Town Council, for all offices except the Office of Mayor, by appointing a person for the remainder of the unexpired term to fill a vacancy which occurs in an elected office of the Town of Carrollton, Missouri, and in the event of a vacancy in the Office of Mayor, a majority of the Town Council shall be permitted to fill such vacancy.
Editor's Note: The procedure to fill vacancies in elective office is based off Charter Section 29, which was amended by majority vote at the election held 11-7-2017, which additionally amended this Code Section as a result of those same election results.
[Ord. No. 9 § 13, 11-21-1961 (readopted 9-16-2002)]
The Council shall canvass the election returns and declare by ordinance the results of any municipal election, regular or special, at a meeting to be held not later than two (2) weeks following such election. All duly elected officers shall be inducted into office on the fourth Saturday of April at 2:00 P.M. following said election.
[Ord. No. 9 § 14, 11-21-1961 (readopted 9-16-2002)]
If at any municipal election there shall be no choice between candidates by reason of two (2) or more having received an equal number of votes, the Council shall proceed to determine the election by lot in a meeting open to the public and to which all candidates have been invited.
[Ord. No. 9 § 18, 11-21-1961 (readopted 9-16-2002)]
Any contest of election or recount of ballots in case of doubt or of fraud, shall be conducted in the manner provided for municipalities by the laws of the State of Missouri.
Editor’s Note: Former Section 105.070, Appointed Officer Or Employee To Resign Upon Becoming A Candidate, adopted 11-21-1961 by Ord. No. 9 § 20 and readopted 9-16-2002, was repealed 2-5-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-1259 § 1.