City of St. Ann, MO
St. Louis County
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Cross Reference — Administration generally, Title I of this Code.

Section 105.010 Elective Offices.

[CC 1988 §7-1; Ord. No. 40, 1-10-1949; Ord. No. 1753 §1, 5-2-1994]
The elective officers for which elections will be held in the City are the offices of Mayor, Marshal-Collector and Aldermen.

Section 105.020 Dates of Election for Elective Offices and Propositions.

[CC 1988 §7-1.1; Ord. No. 1363 §1, 10-3-1988]
A. 
The dates of election for elective offices and for propositions shall be as follows:
1. 
The election day for the election of officers of the City shall be on the first (1st) Tuesday in April each year.
2. 
Propositions for consideration by the voters of the City and any special elections to fill vacancies in any elective office shall be held on such date as shall be determined by the Board of Aldermen consistent with the provisions of Section 115.123, Revised Statutes of Missouri.

Section 105.030 Filing of Declaration of Candidacy — Filing Fees.

[CC 1988 §7-3; Ord. No. 409 §1, 11-18-1963; Ord. No. 1363 §§2 — 7, 10-3-1988; Ord. No. 1893 §1, 8-5-1996; Ord. No. 2114 §1, 12-6-1999]
A. 
Any person desiring to become a candidate for any elective office in the City shall file with the City Clerk a declaration of candidacy. The form of declaration of candidacy shall be obtained from the City Clerk. The declaration of candidacy shall be filled out in its entirety and shall be signed by the candidate at the time of filing in the presence of the City Clerk or his/her designee.
B. 
The opening date for filing a declaration of candidacy for any elective office shall be 8:00 A.M. on the fifteenth (15th) Tuesday prior to the election and the closing date for filing a declaration of candidacy shall be 5:00 P.M. on the eleventh (11th) Tuesday prior to the election.
C. 
All candidates presenting themselves for signing and filing their declaration of candidacy shall form a line at the east front door of the City Hall and shall be admitted only through the east front door of the City Hall. No candidate shall be admitted for signing and filing his/her declaration of candidacy until 8:00 A.M. on the first (1st) day of filing. Only the candidate may sign and file the declaration of candidacy.
D. 
The City Clerk or his/her designee shall receive declarations of candidacy for signing and filing in the order in which the candidates pass through the east front door of the City Hall and shall continue to accept declarations of candidacy for signing and filing in that order until the expiration of the time for filing for office.
E. 
At least two (2) weeks before the opening date for filing a declaration of candidacy, a notice shall be published in at least one (1) newspaper of general circulation within the City and a notice shall be posted on the east front door of the City Hall stating:
1. 
The office or offices to be filled.
2. 
The opening filing date and closing filing date for the filing of declarations of candidacy.
3. 
The proper place for filing such declaration of candidacy.
4. 
Forms of declaration of candidacy may be obtained from the City Clerk.
5. 
Candidates desiring to file a declaration of candidacy (not stand-in or designee) shall form a line at the east front door of the City Hall and shall be admitted only through the east front door of the City Hall, not earlier than 8:00 A.M. on the first (1st) day of filing and not later than 5:00 P.M. on the last day of filing, the specific dates to be set out.
6. 
The City Clerk or his/her designee shall receive declarations of candidacy for signing and filing in the order in which the candidates pass through the east front door of City Hall and shall continue to accept declarations of candidacy for signing and filing in that order until the expiration of the time for filing for office.
7. 
Only a candidate may sign and file a declaration of candidacy.
F. 
Any person filing or attempting to file a declaration of candidacy by any means other than as set out herein shall be deemed disqualified and his/her name shall not be placed on the ballot.
G. 
The filing fee for the filing of such declarations and which must accompany the declaration shall be as follows:
1. 
Marshal-Collector, fifty dollars ($50.00);
2. 
Mayor, fifty dollars ($50.00);
3. 
Alderman, twenty-five dollars ($25.00).

Section 105.035 Establishing Order for Names on Election Ballots. [1]

[Ord. No. 2408 §1, 9-18-2006]
Effective January 1, 2006, the names of candidates shall appear on the ballot in the order in which they have filed, except that the ballot position of candidates who file before 5:00 P.M. on the first (1st) day for filing shall be determined at the next regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen by drawing the names of the candidates or in such other impartial manner as determined by the Board.
[1]
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 2268 §1 adopted December 3, 2002, repealed Section 105.035 "prohibitions on election activities" in its entirety with no replacement provisions. Former section 105.035 derived from ord. no. 2151 §1, 9-5-2000. Subsequently, at the editor's discretion we have used this reserved section for addition of new material in ord. no. 2408 adopted September 18, 2006.

Section 105.040 Ward Boundaries.

[Ord. No. 985 §§1 — 6, 12-21-1981; Ord. No. 1001 §§1 — 6, 8-23-1982; Ord. No. 2223 §§1 — 6, 9-5-2001; Ord. No. 2253 §§1 — 6, 8-5-2002; Ord. No. 2808 §1, 9-6-2012]
The legal boundaries of the City's four (4) wards shall be as they appear on the map marked Exhibit "A" held on file in the City offices and made a part hereof as if more fully set forth herein.