The inhabitants of the City of Edgerton, as its limits now are or may hereafter be defined by law, shall be and continue a body corporate by the name of "The City of Edgerton" and as such shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, defend and be defended in all courts of law and equity and in all actions whatever; may receive and hold property, both real and personal, within such City and may purchase, receive and hold real estate within or without such City for the burial of the dead; and may purchase, hold, lease, sell or otherwise dispose of any property, real or personal, it now owns or may hereafter acquire; may receive bequests, gifts and donations of all kinds of property; and may have and hold one (1) common Seal and may break, change or alter the same at pleasure; and may do any act, exercise any power and render any service which contributes to the general welfare, and all courts of this State shall take judicial notice thereof. (RSMo. § 79.010)
The Seal of the City shall, as heretofore, be a seal of Justice, inside of and surrounded by a scroll or circular impression having inscribed therein the words, "Seal of the City of Edgerton, Missouri." The seal shall be circular and about two (2) inches in diameter. The City Seal shall be safely kept in the office of the City Clerk.
[CC 1986 § 20.020]
The City Clerk shall be the keeper of the common Seal of the City of Edgerton, and any impression of said Seal to any contract or other writing shall have no validity or binding obligation upon the City unless such impression be accompanied by the attestation and signature of the City Clerk, and then only in cases authorized by law or the ordinances of this City.