City of Camdenton, MO
Camden County
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Ordinance 2523-14
Created: 2014-12-19|Updated: 2014-12-19

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF CAMDENTON, TITLE I: GOVERNMENT CODE; Chapter 155: ELECTIONS AND VOTING DISTRICTS; SECTION 155.070: FILING OF CANDIDATES

Section 155.010 Wards.

[Ord. No. 835-81 §2, 5-5-1981; CC 1984 §30.010]
The City is hereby divided into three (3) Wards as hereinafter delineated.

Section 155.020 Ward Number One.

[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 centerline of Business Route 5 (formerly known as State Highway No. 5); thence along the centerline of Business Route 5 (formerly known as State Highway No. 5) in a northwesterly direction to where said centerline intersects the centerline 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 centerline 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 centerline 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.

Section 155.030 Ward Number Two.

[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 centerline of Ha Ha Tonka Road; thence along the centerline, North 51 degrees 25 minutes east to a point opposite the northwest corner of Lot 127 of Panoramic Subdivision; thence leaving the centerline 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 centerline of Business Route 5 (formerly known as State Highway No. 5); thence along the centerline of Business Route 5 (formerly known as State Highway No. 5) run in a northwesterly direction to and intersecting the centerline of U.S. Highway No. 54; thence leaving the centerline of U.S. Highway No. 54, continue in a northwesterly direction along the centerline 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 centerline 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 centerline of West Mulberry Lane; thence along the centerline 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 centerline 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 centerline of U.S. Highway No. 54; thence along centerline 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 centerline 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.

Section 155.040 Ward Number Three.

[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 centerline of Business Route 5 (formerly known as State Highway No. 5); thence along centerline 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 centerline 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 centerline of West Mulberry Lane; thence along the centerline 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 centerline 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 centerline of U.S. Highway No. 54; thence along the centerline 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 centerline 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.

Section 155.050 Effective Date.

[CC 1984 §30.050]
Aldermen elected after the seventh (7th) day of April, 1981, shall serve the corresponding numbered Wards created herein.

Section 155.060 Date of General Election.

[CC 1984 §31.010; Ord. No. 1674-97 §1, 10-9-1997]
A. 
A general election for the Elective Officers of this City shall be held on the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of each year.
1. 
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of odd numbered years an election shall be held by the qualified voters of each ward in the City for Mayor and one (1) Alderman for each ward, who shall hold their respective offices for the term of two (2) years and until their successors shall be elected and qualified.
2. 
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of even numbered years an election shall be held by the qualified voters of each ward of this City for one (1) Alderman for each ward, who shall hold their respective offices for the term of two (2) years and until their successors will be elected and qualified.

Section 155.070 Filing of Candidates.

[CC 1984 §31.020; Ord. No. 1621-96 §1, 7-16-1996; Ord. No. 2000-04 §1, 1-6-2004; Ord. No. 2523-14 §1, 12-16-2014]
Any person desiring to seek election for any elective City office at any general City election may do so by filing his/her name and the office for which he/she seeks election, along with any other legally required forms, with the City Clerk. Such filings shall be made in person. The filing period will open the 16th Tuesday before the general election and will close at 5:00 p.m. on the 11th Tuesday prior to the day of the next general election. The 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.

Section 155.080 Candidates — Qualifications Challenged.

[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.

Section 155.090 Conformance of City Elections With State Law.

[CC 1984 §31.040]
All City elections shall be conducted and held in conformance with the provisions of Chapter 115, RSMo.

Section 155.100 Notice of City Election.

[CC 1984 §31.065; Ord. No. 2000-04 §1, 1-6-2004]
The City Clerk shall notify the County Clerk prior to 5:00 P.M. on the tenth (10th) Tuesday prior to any City election of the forthcoming City election. The notice shall be in writing and shall specify that the City 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 and the sample ballot.

Section 155.110 Election Ordinance.

[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.

Section 155.120 Newly Elected Officers Installed — When.

[CC 1984 §31.140]
The newly elected officials shall be sworn in at the first (1st) Board meeting following the certification of the election results by the County Clerk.