City of Camdenton, MO
Camden 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 Tuesday after the first Monday in April of each year.
B. 
On the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April of odd-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Camdenton 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 Tuesday after the first Monday in April of odd-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Camdenton 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 Tuesday after the first Monday in April of even-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Camdenton shall be held for the purpose of electing one 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.
[R.O. 1992 § 105.130B; CC 1984 § 21.200; RSMo. § 115.517.3; Ord. No. 2355-10 § 1, 4-6-2010]
If two (2) or more persons receive an equal number of votes for nomination or election to the office of Mayor and a higher number of votes than any other candidate for nomination or election to the same office, the officer with whom such candidates filed their declarations of candidacy shall, immediately after the results of the election have been certified, issue a proclamation stating the fact and ordering a special election to determine which candidate is elected to the office. The proclamation shall set the date of the election and shall be sent by the officer to each election authority responsible for conducting the special election. In his/her proclamation, the officer shall specify the name of each candidate for the office to be voted on at the election, and the special election shall be conducted and the votes counted as in other elections.
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 16th Tuesday prior to, nor later than 5:00 P.M., on the 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.
[R.O. 1992 § 155.080; CC 1984 § 31.030]
Any person who is not qualified for his/her office as provided by this Code or other ordinances shall not be entitled to have his/her name printed on the ballot. The qualifications of a candidate for office shall be determined by the Board of Aldermen upon hearing given, and upon its own motion, or upon written affidavit by some person that a named candidate is not qualified as such for the office sought.
A. 
No person shall qualify as a candidate for elective public office in the State of Missouri who has been found guilty of or pled guilty to a felony under the Federal laws of the United States of America or to a felony under the laws of this State or an offense committed in another state that would be considered a felony in this State.
B. 
Any person who files as a candidate for election to a public office shall be disqualified from participation in the election for which the candidate has filed if such person is delinquent in the payment of any State income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes, real property taxes on the place of residence, as stated on the declaration of candidacy, or if the person is a past or present corporate officer of any fee office that owes any taxes to the State.
C. 
Each potential candidate for election to a public office shall file an affidavit with the Department of Revenue and include a copy of the affidavit with the declaration of candidacy required under Section 115.349, RSMo. Such affidavit shall be in substantially the form as set out in Section 115.306, RSMo.
D. 
Upon receipt of a complaint alleging a delinquency of the candidate in the filing or payment of any State income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes, real property taxes on the place of residence, as stated on the declaration of candidacy, or if the person is a past or present corporate officer of any fee office that owes any taxes to the State, the Department of Revenue shall investigate such potential candidate to verify the claim contained in the complaint. If the Department of Revenue finds a positive affirmation to be false, the Department shall contact the Secretary of State, or the election official who accepted such candidate's declaration of candidacy, and the potential candidate. The Department shall notify the candidate of the outstanding tax owed and give the candidate thirty (30) days to remit any such outstanding taxes owed which are not the subject of dispute between the Department and the candidate. If the candidate fails to remit such amounts in full within thirty (30) days, the candidate shall be disqualified from participating in the current election and barred from refiling for an entire election cycle even if the individual pays all of the outstanding taxes that were the subject of the complaint.
The City Clerk shall, on or before the 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.
In City elections, the City Clerk shall notify the County Clerk prior to 5:00 P.M. on the 10th Tuesday prior to any City election except as noted in Section 115.125, 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 Section 115.125, RSMo., 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 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.
[R.O. 1992 § 155.110; CC 1984 § 31.130]
Prior to each City election, the Board of Aldermen shall timely pass an election ordinance authorizing, establishing and providing the election procedure to be followed in the conduct of the City election.
[R.O. 1992 § 155.120; CC 1984 § 31.140]
The newly elected officials shall be sworn in at the first Board meeting following the certification of the election results by the County Clerk.
[R.O. 1992 § 155.010; Ord. No. 835-81 § 2, 5-5-1981; CC 1984 § 30.010]
The City is hereby divided into three (3) Wards as hereinafter delineated.
[R.O. 1992 § 155.020; Ord. No. 835-81 § 3, 5-5-1981; CC 1984 § 30.020; Ord. No. 2396-11 § 1, 3-1-2011]
Ward Number One (1) shall be that portion of the City described as follows:
Part of the City of Camdenton, described as follows: Beginning at the center section corner of Section 30, Township 38 North, Range 16 West, run south along the East line of the north half of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter of said Section to the southeast corner of the north half of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter; thence west along the South line of the north half of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter to and intersecting the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as State Highway No. 5); thence along the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5") in a northwesterly direction to where said center line intersects the center line of U.S. Highway No. 54; thence leaving the intersection of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5") and U.S. Highway No. 54, continue along the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5") in a northwesterly direction to and intersecting the West line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 23, Township 38 North, Range 17 West; thence leaving the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5") north along the West line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 23 to the northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence along the present City limit boundary in a northeasterly and southeasterly direction to and intersecting the North line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 23; thence east along the North line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the west quarter corner of Section 24, Township 38 North, Range 17 West; thence east along the east-west center section line of said Section 24 to the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 24; thence north along the West line of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 24, 430 feet; thence East 500 feet, more or less, to the northeast corner of Linch property; thence South 13 degrees 07 minutes East 314.5 feet; thence South 38 degrees 22 minutes west to and intersecting the North line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 24; thence east along the North line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the West line of Section 19, Township 38 North, Range 16 West; thence along the West line of Section 19 to the west quarter corner of Section 19, Township 38 North, Range 16 West; thence east along the North line of the north half of Lot 2 of the Southwest Quarter of Section 19 to the southwest corner of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter of Section 19; thence north along the West line of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter to the northwest corner of the south half of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter of Section 19; thence east along the North line of the south half of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter to a point 62.1 feet, more or less, west of the northeast corner of the south half of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter; thence north to and intersecting the North line of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter; thence east along the North line of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter, 3.1 feet; thence South 31 degrees 55 minutes east to a point on the southeasterly right-of-way line of U.S. Highway 54; thence along the right-of-way line in a northeasterly direction to and intersecting the East line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 19, Township 38 North, Range 16 West; thence south along the East line of the west half of the Northeast Quarter to the southeast corner of the west half of the Northeast Quarter; thence west along the North line of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 19, to the Northeast Quarter of the west half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence south along the East line of the west half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the southeast corner of the west half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence west along the South line of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter and the South line of the north half of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter of Section 19 to the southwest corner of the north half of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter; thence south along the East line of the south half of Lot 2 of the Southwest Quarter to the southeast corner of the south half of Lot 2 of the Southwest Quarter; thence east along the North line of Lot 1 of the Northwest Quarter of Section 30, Township 38 North, Range 16 West, 277.0 feet; thence South 1355.4 feet; thence in a southeasterly direction to the northeast corner of old drive in theater property, formerly owned by H.L. Frazee; thence South 39 degrees 40 minutes East 622 feet; thence south 50 degrees 20 minutes West 750.0 feet; thence North 39 degrees 40 minutes west to and intersecting the East line of Lot 2 of the Northwest Quarter of Section 30; thence south along the East line of Lot 2 of the Northwest Quarter to the northwest corner of the north half of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter of Section 30; thence east along the North line of the north half of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter to the center of Section 30, and the place of beginning.
[R.O. 1992 § 155.030; Ord. No. 835-81 § 4, 5-5-1981; CC 1984 § 30.030; Ord. No. 2396-11 § 1, 3-1-2011]
Ward Number Two (2) shall be that portion of the City described as follows:
Part of the City of Camdenton, described as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 38 North, Range 17 West, run east along the South line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the southeast corner of the southeast corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence south along the West line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 36, Township 38 North, Range 17 West to the southwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, being also the northeast corner of Lot 19 of Valley View Subdivision; thence west along the North line of Lot 19, 227 feet; thence along the West line of Lots 19 and 12 of said Subdivision, South 560 feet to a point on the northwesterly right-of-way line of Ha Ha Tonka Road; thence continue south to and intersecting the center line of Ha Ha Tonka Road; thence along the center line, North 51 degrees 25 minutes east to a point opposite the northwest corner of Lot 127 of Panoramic Subdivision; thence leaving the center line of Ha Ha Tonka Road and along the southwesterly line of Lot 127, run in a southeasterly direction to the southwest corner of said Lot 127; thence along the southeasterly line of Lots 127 through 150, run in a northeasterly direction to the northeast corner of said Lot 150, being a point on the South line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 38 North, Range 17 West; thence east along the South line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence north along the East line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter to the northeast corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence east along the South line of the north half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 25 to the southeast corner of the north half of the Southeast Quarter; thence north along the West line of Section 30, Township 38 North, Range 16 West to the southwest corner of the north half of Lot 2 of the Southwest Quarter of Section 30; thence east along the South line of the north half of Lots 1 and 2 of the Southwest Quarter of Section 30, Township 38 North, Range 16 West to and intersecting the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5"); thence along the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5") run in a northwesterly direction to and intersecting the center line of U.S. Highway No. 54; thence leaving the center line of U.S. Highway No. 54, continue in a northwesterly direction along the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5") to and intersecting the West line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 24 Township 38 North, Range 1 West; thence leaving the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5"), south along the West line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 24 to the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence south along the East line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 38 North, Range 17 West to and intersecting the center line of West Mulberry Lane; thence along the center line of West Mulberry Lane in a southwesterly direction to a point at or near the intersection with Mulberry Drive, said point being North 50 degrees 00 minutes East 32.6 feet from the northwest corner of the Nadine Cain property; thence leaving the center line of West Mulberry Lane, South 50 degrees 00 minutes west 522.1 feet; thence south 19 degrees 00 minutes West 354.7 feet to and intersecting the North line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25; thence west along the North line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter 266.6 feet to the northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter; thence south along the West line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25 to and intersecting the North line of Lot 1 of Dogwood Hills Subdivision; thence in a southwesterly direction along the northerly line of Lot 1 of Dogwood Hills Subdivision to the northwest corner of Lot 1, said point being on the northeasterly right-of-way line, of a street thence in a southeasterly direction along the right-of-way line being also the westerly line of said Lot 1, 50.0 feet; thence in a southwesterly direction across the Lake Road and along the northerly line of Lot 12 of Lake Drive Addition to the northwest corner of said Lot 12 of Lake Drive Addition; thence southeasterly along the southwesterly line of Lot 12 of Lake Drive Addition to and intersecting the center line of U.S. Highway No. 54; thence along center line of U.S. Highway 54 in a southwesterly direction to and intersecting the South line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 38 North, Range 17 West; thence leaving the center line of U.S. Highway 54 east along the South line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the southeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26 and the place of beginning.
[R.O. 1992 § 155.040; Ord. No. 835-81 § 5, 5-5-1981; CC 1984 § 30.040; Ord. No. 2396-11 § 1, 3-1-2011]
Ward Number Three (3) shall be that portion of the City as described as follows:
Part of the City of Camdenton, described as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 38 North, Range 17 West, run north along the West line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence west along the South line of the north half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 26 to the southwest corner of the north half of the Southwest Quarter; thence north along the West line of the north half of the Southwest Quarter to the northwest corner of the north half of the Southwest Quarter; thence east along the North line of the north half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 26 to and intersecting the Westerly line of Blair Heights Subdivision, 2nd Addition; thence leaving said North line of the north half of the Southwest Quarter along the boundary of said subdivision in a northerly, easterly and southerly direction to and intersecting the North line of the north half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 26; thence east along the North line of the north half of the Southwest Quarter to and intersecting the Westerly line of Blair Heights Subdivision; thence leaving said North line of the north half of the Southeast Quarter, run in a northerly direction along the Westerly line of Lots 102 through 114 to and intersecting the West line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 26; thence north along the West line of the west half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 26 to the northwest corner of the west half of the Northeast Quarter; thence west along the South line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 38 North, Range 17 West to the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence north along the West line of the southeast of the Southwest Quarter; thence east along the North line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter to the northeast corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence north along the West line of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 23 to the northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence east along the North line of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the northeast corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence south along the East line of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter to and intersecting the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5"); thence along center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as State Highway No. 5) in a southeasterly direction to and intersecting the East line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 24, Township 38 North, Range 17 West; thence leaving the center line of Business Route 5 (formerly known as "State Highway No. 5"), south along the East line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 24 to the southeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence south along the East line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 38 North, Range 17 West to and intersecting the center line of West Mulberry Lane; thence along the center line of West Mulberry Lane in a southwesterly direction to a point at or near the intersection with Mulberry Drive, said point being North 50 degrees 00 minutes East 32.6 feet from the northwest corner of the Nadine Cain property; thence leaving the center line of west Mulberry Lane, South 50 degrees 00 minutes West 522.1 feet; thence South 19 degrees 00 minutes West 354.7 feet to and intersecting the North line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25; thence west along the North line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter 266.6 feet to the northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter; thence south along the West line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25 to and intersecting the North line of Lot 1 of Dogwood Hills Subdivision; thence in a southwesterly direction along the Northerly line of Lot 1 of Dogwood Hills Subdivision to the northwest corner of Lot 1, said point being on the northeasterly right-of-way line of a street; thence in a southeasterly direction along said right-of-way line, being also the Westerly line of said Lot 1, 50 feet; thence in a southwesterly direction across Lake Road and along the Northerly line of Lot 12 of Lake Drive Addition to the northwest corner of said Lot 12 of Lake Drive Addition; thence Southeasterly along the Southwesterly line of Lot 12 of Lake Drive Addition to and intersecting the center line of U.S. Highway No. 54; thence along the center line of U.S. Highway 54 in a southwesterly direction to and intersecting the South line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 38 North, Range 17 West; thence leaving the center line of U.S. Highway No. 54 west along the South line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter to the southwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26 and the place of beginning.