City of St. Charles, MO
St. Charles County
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Cross Reference—As to nomination and elections, charter art. IX.
[R.O. 2009 §38.01; CC 1981 §8-1; Ord. No. 3303, 7-7-1965; Ord. No. 73-6, 2-6-1973; Ord. No. 81-93, 11-17-1981; Ord. No. 82-89, 12-22-1982; Ord. No. 85-8, 1-30-1985; Ord. No. 91-259, 12-17-1991; Ord. No. 92-4, 1-8-1992; Ord. No. 94-235, 9-7-1994; Ord. No. 03-81, 4-7-2003; Ord. No. 09-163, 9-3-2009; Ord. No. 13-214 §1, 11-5-2013]
A. 
The City is hereby divided into ten (10) wards, designated as shown on the ward map attached to Ordinance No. 13-214, passed November 5, 2013, and which are generally described as follows:
1. 
First ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the corporate limits line and the County line between Saint Charles County and Saint Louis County; thence southwestwardly along the above-described corporate limits line to the extended center line of First Capitol Drive; thence westward along the center line of First Capitol Drive to the center line of Kingshighway; thence northeastwardly along the center line of Kingshighway to the center line of Randolph Street; thence east along the center line of Randolph Street to the center line of North Fifth Street; thence northwestwardly along the center line of North Fifth Street to the point at which it merges with the southeastern Norfolk and Southern Railroad right-of-way and follows the right-of-way northwestwardly to the southern right-of-way line of Missouri Highway 370; thence northwestwardly along the southern right-of-way line of Missouri Highway 370 to the extension of the center line line of Boschertown Road; thence northeastwardly along the center line of Boschertown Road to the center line of Fox Hill Road; thence southeastwardly along the center line of Fox Hill Road to the extension of the northern boundary line of the Stable Ridge Estates subdivision and the corporate limits line; thence northeastwardly along the northern boundary line of the Stable Ridge Estates subdivision to the northwestern boundary line of the Stable Ridge Manor subdivision; thence northeastwardly along the boundary line of the Stable Ridge Manor subdivision to the northwestern boundary line of parcel known as 3445 North Highway 94; thence northeastwardly along the boundary line of parcel known as 3445 North Highway 94 to the corporate limits line and back to the point of beginning, less and except all properties within unincorporated St. Charles County, Missouri.
2. 
Second ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the corporate limits line and the County line between Saint Charles County and Saint Louis County; thence southerly along the corporate limits line to the center line of Interstate Highway 70 right-of-way; thence westerly along the center line of Interstate Highway 70 right-of-way to the extension of the center line of Hawks Nest Drive, thence northerly along the center line of Hawks Nest Drive to the extension of the center line of West Clay Street, thence easterly along the center line of West Clay Street to the center line of First Capitol Drive; thence generally northeasterly and easterly along the center line of First Capitol Drive and its extension to the City limits, also known as the County line between Saint Charles County and Saint Louis County and back to the point of beginning.
3. 
Third ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the corporate limits line and the County line between Saint Charles County and Saint Louis County at the center line of Interstate 70; thence westward along the center line of Interstate Highway 70 to the extension of the northeastern boundary line of the Sherman Meadows subdivision and the City limits line; thence generally southwesterly, northwesterly meandering along the City limits line and the southern boundary lines of the Sherman Meadows and the Sherman Square Condominium developments to the eastern boundary line of the Country Club Place apartment development, thence generally southerly, southwesterly and northerly along the eastern and southern boundary lines of the Country Club Place apartment development and its extension to the center line of Friedens Road; thence northwesterly along the center line of Friedens Road to the center line of Missouri State Highway 94; thence southwesterly along the center line of Missouri Highway 94 to the center line of Pralle Lane; thence southeasterly along the center line of Pralle Lane to the extension of the southeastern boundary line of Collier Corporate Center subdivision; thence southwestwardly along the southeastern boundary line of Collier Corporate Center subdivision to the northeastern boundary line of Blanchette Business Center subdivision; thence generally southeastwardly, southwestwardly and northwestwardly along the southern boundary line of Blanchette Business Center subdivision to the corporate limits line; thence southerly and northerly meandering along the corporate limits line back to the point of beginning, less and except all properties within unincorporated St. Charles County, Missouri.
4. 
Fourth ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the intersection of Missouri State Highway 94 and Interstate Highway 70; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Interstate Highway 70 to the extension of the center line of Hawks Nest Drive; thence southwestwardly along the extension of the center line of Hawks Nest Drive to the northern property line of Saint Charles Commons Block 2, Evans survey part of lot 18 and 19 known as Walgreens; thence southwesterly along the property line of Saint Charles Commons Block 2, Evans survey part of lot 18 and 19 known as Walgreens extending to the center line of Zumbehl Road; thence extending from the center line of Zumbehl Road westward to the northeastern property line of Saint Charles Commons Block 2, Evans survey part of lot 18 and 19 known as the Saint Charles Police Station; thence westward along the northern property line of Saint Charles Commons Block 2, Evans survey part of lot 18 and 19 known as the Saint Charles Police Station to the northeastern corner of the Bogey Crossing subdivision; thence southwestwardly along the northern boundary line of Bogey Crossing subdivision to the northeastern corner of Buckingham Green subdivision; thence generally southwestwardly along the boundary line of Buckingham Green subdivision to the northwestern boundary line of Meadow Park #1 subdivision; thence southwestwardly along the northwestern boundary line of Meadow Park #1 subdivision to the eastern boundary line of Graystone #1 subdivision; thence northwestwardly and southwesterly along the eastern and northern boundary lines of Graystone #1 subdivision to the northeastern boundary line of the Muegge Mobile Manor subdivision; thence generally southerly and southwesterly along the eastern and southern boundary lines of Muegge Mobile Manor subdivision to the eastern boundary line of Spring Oaks subdivision; thence meandering generally southeasterly and southwesterly along the eastern and southern boundary lines of the Spring Oaks subdivision to the extension of the center line of Muegge Road; thence southeasterly along the center line of Muegge Road to the center line of Hemsath Road; thence southerly along the center line of Hemsath Road extending across the State Highway 94 right-of-way to the center line of Hemsath Road (portion of Hemsath Road south of State Highway 94) and the corporate limits line; thence generally southwesterly, southerly and northeasterly along the corporate limits lines to the southwestern boundary line of the Blanchette Business Center subdivision; thence northeastwardly and northwestwardly along the boundary line of the Blanchette Business Center subdivision to the southwestern corner of the Collier Corporate Center subdivision; thence northeastwardly along the Collier Corporate Center southeastern boundary line and its extension to the center line of Pralle Lane; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Pralle Lane to the center line of Missouri Highway 94 right-of-way; thence meandering northeastwardly along the center line of Missouri Highway 94 to the extension of the center line of Friedens Road; thence southeasterly along the center line of Friedens Road to the extension of the southeastern boundary of the Country Club Apartments subdivision; thence northeasterly, northwesterly and northerly along the eastern boundary lines of the Country Club Apartments subdivision to the southeastern boundary line of the Sherman Square Condo development and the corporate limits line; thence along the corporate limits line and its extension to the center line of Interstate Highway 70 right-of-way; thence westerly along the center line of Interstate Highway 70 right-of-way to the point of beginning, less and except all properties within unincorporated St. Charles County, Missouri.
5. 
Fifth ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the northeastern corner of Buckingham Green subdivision; thence generally southwestwardly along the boundary line of Buckingham Green subdivision to the northwestern boundary line of Meadow Park #1 subdivision; thence southwestwardly along the northwestern boundary line of Meadow Park #1 subdivision to the eastern boundary line of Graystone #1 subdivision; thence northwestwardly and southwesterly along the eastern and northern boundary lines of Graystone #1 subdivision to the northeastern boundary line of the Muegge Mobile Manor subdivision; thence southerly and southwesterly along the eastern and southern boundary lines of Muegge Mobile Manor subdivision to the eastern boundary line of Spring Oaks subdivision; thence meandering generally southeasterly and southwesterly along the eastern and southern boundary lines of the Spring Oaks subdivision to the extension of the center line of Muegge Road; thence southeastwardly along the center line of Muegge Road to the center line of Hemsath Road; thence southerly along the center line of Hemsath Road extending to the center line of State Highway 94 right-of-way; thence southwesterly along the center line of State Highway 94 right-of-way to the extension of the western property line of #1 Garvey Parkway; thence northwesterly along the western property line of #1 Garvey Parkway to the western corporate limits line; thence meandering northwestwardly, southerly and northeastwardly along the corporate limits line to the northwest corner of a parcel presently known as 2221 Muegge Road; thence northeastwardly along the northwest property line of the parcel presently known as 2221 Muegge Road to the center line of Muegge Road; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Muegge Road to the extension of the northwestern boundary line of the Scarsdale Manor #2 subdivision; thence generally northeasterly, southeasterly and easterly along the Scarsdale Manor #2 subdivision boundary to the northern boundary line of the Country Club Corners subdivision; thence easterly along the northern boundary line of the Country Club Corners subdivision and its extension to the center line of Country Club Road; thence southeasterly along the center line of Country Club Road to the extension of the northwestern property line of parcel known as 116 Berlekamp; thence northeastwardly and southwestwardly around the property line of the parcel presently known as 116 Berlekamp extending to the center line of Country Club Road; thence southeastwardly along the center line of Country Club Road to the extension of the northern boundary line of Shadow Wood subdivision; thence northeastwardly along the northern boundary line of Shadow Wood subdivision to the northern boundary line of Bogey Hills Estates subdivision; thence generally northeastwardly, southeastwardly and southwesterly along the northern, eastern and southern boundary line of Bogey Hills Estates subdivision to and back to the point of beginning, less and except all properties within unincorporated St. Charles County, Missouri.
6. 
Sixth ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the intersection of the center lines of Zumbehl Road and Campus Drive along the corporate limits line; thence southerly, westerly and northerly along the meanderings of the corporate limits line to the southern right-of-way line of Ehlmann Road; thence northeastwardly along the southern right-of-way line of Ehlmann Road to the extension of the western boundary line of Bluffstone Estates subdivision; thence north and southeastwardly along the boundary line of Bluffstone Estates subdivision to the southeastern corner of parcel presently known as 4125 Elm Point Road; thence meandering along the property line of the above-described parcel to the northern boundary line of the Oak Trails subdivision; thence southwestwardly along the above-described boundary line to the extension of the property line of parcel presently known as Survey 291, Lot 3 - Ehlmann tract; thence north and northwestwardly along the property line of the last-described parcel to the corporate limits line; thence generally southwestwardly along the corporate limits line to the center line of Muegge Road; thence northeasterly from the center line of Muegge Road extending to the northern boundary line of the Scarsdale Manor #2 subdivision; thence northeasterly along the Scarsdale Manor #2 subdivision to the western boundary line of the Wellington Manor subdivision; thence northeasterly along the above-described boundary line to the center line of Country Club Road; thence southeasterly along the center line of Country Club Road to the extension of the northern boundary line of the Ivy Meadows Plat #3 subdivision; thence westerly, southerly and easterly around the boundary line of the above-described subdivision to the southwestern right-of-way line of Country Club Road; thence southeastwardly along the southwestern right-of-way line of Country Club Road to the extension of the property line presently known as St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church; thence northeastwardly along the above-described property line to the corporate limits line; thence northwestwardly and southeastwardly along the corporate limits line to the southwestern boundary line of the Villages of Bogey Hills Apartments; thence northeastwardly along the above-described boundary line to the northwestern corner of property presently known as the Saint Charles Police Station; thence extending from the above-described corner to the southeastern corner of property presently known as Saint Charles Commons Block 2, Evans survey part of lot 18 and 19 Walgreens tract; thence northeasterly along the above-described property line to the center line of Hawks Nest Drive; thence northeastwardly along the center line of Hawks Nest Drive and its extension to Interstate Highway 70 center line; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Interstate Highway 70 to the center line of Cole Creek; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Cole Creek to the northeast corner of the parcel currently know as 2900 West Clay Street (Lowes Tract); thence southwestwardly along the northern property line (and its extension) of the parcel currently know as 2900 West Clay Street (Lowes Tract) to the center line of Zumbehl Road; thence northerly and northwestwardly along the center line of Zumbehl Road to the point of beginning, less and except all the properties within unincorporated St. Charles County, Missouri.
7. 
Seventh ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the intersection of the center lines of Elm Street and North Kingshighway; thence northeastwardly along the center line of North Kingshighway to the center line of Randolph Street; thence southeasterly along the center line of Randolph Street to the center line of North Fifth Street; thence northwestwardly along the center line of North Fifth Street to the point at which it merges with the southeastern boundary of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad right-of-way and follows the right-of-way northwestwardly to the southern right-of-way line of Missouri Highway 370 to its intersection with the north right-of-way line of North Randolph Street; thence northwestwardly along above-described right-of-way to the northeastern corner of the Village Duchesne subdivision; thence southwestwardly along the northeastern and western boundary line of the Indian Hills subdivision to the northeastern corner of a property currently described as 3126 Elm Street; thence generally easterly along the northern property line of 3126 Elm Street to the eastern property line of parcel currently known as 3138 Elm Street; thence generally northerly and westerly along the eastern and northern property line of 3138 Elm Street to the northeast corner of parcel currently described as 3144 Elm Street; thence westerly along the northern property line of 3144 Elm Street to the northeast corner of parcel currently known as 3210 Elm Street; thence generally westerly and northerly along the northern property line of 3210 Elm Street to the extension of the center line of Elm Street; thence southeasterly along the center line of Elm Street to the point of beginning.
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Eighth ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the southern line of Missouri Highway 370 right-of-way and the extension of the north right-of-way line of North Randolph Street; thence northwesterly along above-described right-of-way to the northeastern corner of the Village Duchesne subdivision; thence southwestwardly along the northeastern and western boundary line of the Indian Hills subdivision to the northeastern corner of a property currently described as 3126 Elm Street; thence generally easterly along the northern property line of 3126 Elm Street to the eastern property line of parcel currently known as 3138 Elm Street; thence generally northerly and westerly along the eastern and northern property line of 3138 Elm Street to the northeast corner of parcel currently described as 3144 Elm Street; thence westerly along the northern property line of 3144 Elm Street to the northeast corner of parcel currently known as 3210 Elm Street; thence generally westerly and northerly along the northern property line of 3210 Elm Street to the extension of the center line of Elm Street; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Elm Street to its intersection with the southern right-of-way line of Old Elm Point Road; thence southwestwardly along the above-described right-of-way line to the northeastern corner of the Presidio subdivision; thence generally southerly, westerly and northerly along the eastern, southern and western boundary lines of the Presidio subdivision to the southern boundary line of Governors Place Addition subdivision; thence westerly along the southern boundary line of the Governors Place Addition subdivision to the western boundary line of Governors Place #2; thence southerly, westerly and northerly along the eastern, southern and western boundary lines of Governors Place #2 subdivision to the southern boundary line of Governors Place #1 subdivision; thence westerly along the Governors Place #1 subdivision southern boundary line and its extension to the center line of Warwick Drive; thence southerly along the center line of Warwick Drive to the center line of Zumbehl Road; thence northerly along the center line of Zumbehl Road and its extension to the southern boundary of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad right-of-way to the extension of the property line of parcel presently known as Survey 291, Lot 3 Ehlmann tract; thence meandering north and southwestwardly along the property line of the last-described parcel to the corporate limits line; thence northerly and easterly along the corporate limits line to the center line of Boschertown Road; thence southwestwardly along the center line of Boschertown Road extending to the south right-of-way line of Missouri Highway 370; thence eastwardly along the above-described right-of-way to the point of beginning, less and except all properties within unincorporated St. Charles County, Missouri.
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Ninth ward. All that part of the City lying within the following described area: Beginning at the center line of Interstate Highway 70 and the extension of Hawks Nest Drive; thence northwesterly along the center line of Interstate Highway 70 to the center line of Cole Creek; thence meandering generally northeastwardly along the center line of Cole Creek to the northeast corner of the parcel currently known as 2900 West Clay Street (Lowes Tract); thence southwestwardly along the northern property line (and its extension) of the parcel currently known as 2900 West Clay Street (Lowes Tract) to the center line of Zumbehl Road; thence northerly and northwestwardly along the center line of Zumbehl Road to the extension of the southwestern property line of Saint Charles West High School; thence easterly along the above-described property line and its extension to Droste Road; thence generally southeasterly along the center line of Droste Road to the center line of South Duchesne Drive; thence northeastwardly along the center line of South Duchesne Drive to the center line of Elm Street; thence southeastwardly along the center line of Elm Street to the center line of Kingshighway; thence southwestwardly along the center line of Kingshighway to the center line of First Capitol Drive; thence northwest and southwestwardly along the center line of First Capitol Drive to the center line of West Clay Street; thence westerly along the center line of West Clay Street to the center line of Hawks Nest Drive; thence southwesterly along the center line of Hawks Nest Drive and its extension to the center line of Interstate Highway 70 right-of-way and back to the point of beginning.
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Tenth ward. All that part of the City lying within the following area: Beginning at the intersection of the center lines of S. Duchesne Drive and Elm Street; thence northerly along the center line of Elm Street to its intersection with the southern right-of-way line of Old Elm Point Road; thence southwestwardly along the above-described right-of-way line to the northeastern corner of the Presidio subdivision; thence generally southerly and westerly and northerly along the eastern, southern and western boundary lines of the Presidio subdivision to the southern boundary line of Governors Place Addition subdivision; thence westerly along the southern boundary line of the Governors Place Addition subdivision to the western boundary line of Governors Place #2; thence southerly, westerly and northerly along the eastern, southern and western boundary lines of Governors Place #2 subdivision to the southern boundary line of Governors Place #1 subdivision; thence westerly along the Governors Place #1 subdivision southern boundary line and its extension to the center line of Warwick Drive; thence southerly along the center line of Warwick Drive to the center line of Zumbehl Road; thence northerly along the center line of Zumbehl Road to the extension of the northern boundary line of Hanover Manor subdivision; thence southwesterly; southerly and easterly along the northern, western and southern boundary line of Hanover Manor subdivision to the western extension of the southern property line of Saint Charles West High School; thence easterly along the above-described property line to the center line of Droste Road; thence southerly along the center line of Droste Road to the center line of South Duchesne Drive: thence northeastwardly along the center line of South Duchesne Drive to the point of beginning, less and except all properties within unincorporated St. Charles County, Missouri.
B. 
Upon each annexation of land into the City, the land being annexed shall be assigned to the appropriate ward or wards, and the ward boundaries shall be deemed amended to include the area annexed without the necessity of changing the general descriptions contained in this section.
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Cross Reference—As to city council wards, charter §3.4.
State Law Reference—Authority of cities of the third class to establish wards, §77.030, RSMo.
Editor's Note—The charter amendment approved April 7, 1992, changed the five wards of the city to ten wards, with one member of the council representing each ward beginning April 1995.
[R.O. 2009 §38.02; CC 1981 §8-2; Ord. No. 97-361, 10-22-1997]
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of every year an election shall be held by the qualified voters of the City for the various elective officers of the City.
[R.O. 2009 §38.05; CC 1981 §8-5; Ord. No. 80-88, 8-13-1980]
Electors may nominate candidates for public office to be filled by election within the City. The nominations for elective office shall be made by filing a certificate of nomination executed with the formalities prescribed for the execution of an instrument affecting real estate. The City Clerk shall make available to any person desiring to be nominated who shall request the same personally or in writing on his/her behalf at the office of the City Clerk.
[R.O. 2009 §38.07; CC 1981 §8-8.1; Ord. No. 82-77, 11-17-1982]
A. 
The forms designated to be utilized in the City for nominating petitions and for acceptance of nominations to elective City offices shall be substantially the same composition as the attached forms which are on file in the City offices and shall consist of the following:
1. 
Certificate of nomination form;
2. 
Signature form;
3. 
Signature form and declaration of candidacy form;
4. 
Affidavit form (to be executed by the circulator of the petition who is not a notary public and notarized by a notary public); and
5. 
Notary statement (to be executed by the circulator of the petition provided the circulator is a notary public).
B. 
Any forms submitted other than the forms designated herein shall be null and void and shall not be accepted for nomination of any person to an elective office in the City.
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Editor's Note—The forms described in this section are available in the office of the city clerk.
[R.O. 2009 §38.08; CC 1981 §8-9]
A. 
No person shall join in nominating more than one (1) nominee for each office to be filled; and no person shall accept a nomination to, or be published as a candidate for, more than one (1) office.
B. 
No certificate of nomination shall contain the name of more than one (1) candidate for each office to be filled.
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Cross Reference—As to penalty, §100.150.