City of Republic, MO
Greene County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Editor's Note — The voters of the City of Republic approved this Home Rule Charter as adopted in Ord. No. 07-02 enacted January 8, 2007, and submitted to the voters at the April 3, 2007 election.
Article I Incorporation, Name and Boundaries Charter of the City of Republic, Missouri (2007)

Section 1.1 Incorporation, Name and Boundaries.

Article II Powers

Section 2.1 Powers.

Section 2.2 Construction.

Section 2.3 Policy and Legislative Functions.

Article III The Council

Section 3.1 Where Powers Vested.

Section 3.2 Composition, Eligibility, Election and Terms.

Section 3.3 Compensation; Expenses.

Section 3.4 Mayor Pro Tempore.

Section 3.5 Duties of the City Council.

Section 3.6 Vacancies; Forfeiture of Office; Filling of Vacancies.

Section 3.7 Judge of Qualifications.

Section 3.8 City Clerk.

Section 3.9 Investigations.

Section 3.10 Independent Audit.

Section 3.11 Legislative Proceedings.

Section 3.12 Revision of Ordinances.

Article IV Mayor

Section 4.1 Executive Power.

Section 4.2 Mayor Qualifications; Election and Term.

Section 4.3 Compensation.

Section 4.4 Powers and Duties — Mayor.

Section 4.5 Prohibition.

Section 4.6 Vacancy; Forfeiture of Office; Filling of Vacancy.

Article V City Administrator

Section 5.1 Appointment and Term.

Section 5.2 Duties and Responsibilities.

Section 5.3 Acting City Administrator.

Section 5.4 Performance Review.

Article VI Administrative Organization and Personnel System

Section 6.1 Administrative Organization.

Section 6.2 Personnel System.

Article VII Financial Procedures

Section 7.1 Fiscal Year.

Section 7.2 Submission of Budget and Budget Message.

Section 7.3 Budget.

Section 7.4 Council Action on the Budget.

Section 7.5 Council Action on Taxes and Levies.

Section 7.6 Council Action on Capital Program.

Section 7.7 Public Records.

Section 7.8 Sale of Bonds.

Article VIII Nomination and Elections

Section 8.1 City Elections.

Section 8.2 Declaration of Candidacy.

Section 8.3 Determination of Election Results.

Section 8.4 City Council Wards.

Article IX Initiative and Referendum

Section 9.1 General Authority.

Section 9.2 Commencement of Proceedings; Petitioners' Committee; Affidavit.

Section 9.3 Petitions.

Section 9.4 Procedure After Filing.

Section 9.5 Referendum Petitions; Suspension of Effect of Ordinance.

Section 9.6 Action on Initiative, Referendum and Recall Petitions.

Section 9.7 Results of Election.

Article X Franchises

Section 10.1 Granting of Franchises.

Section 10.2 Right of Regulation.

Section 10.3 Temporary Permits.

Section 10.4 Operation Beyond Franchise Period.

Article XI Licensing, Taxation and Regulation of Business, Occupations, Professions, Vocations and Other Activities or Things

Section 11.1 Objects of Licensing, Taxation and Regulation.

Article XII General Provisions

Section 12.1 Personal Financial Interest.

Section 12.2 Prohibitions.

Section 12.3 Political Activity.

Section 12.4 All Ordinances Effective on Municipal Land.

Section 12.5 Notice of Suits.

Section 12.6 Official Bonds and Oath.

Section 12.7 Charter Amendment.

Section 12.8 Public Improvements and Special Assessments.

Section 12.9 Proof of Ordinance.

Section 12.10 Separability.

Article XIII Transitional Provisions

Section 13.1 Personnel System.

Section 13.2 Continuance of Taxes, Assessments and Fees.

Section 13.3 Ordinances to Remain in Force.

Section 13.4 Pending Actions and Proceedings.

Section 13.5 Continuance of Contracts, Public Improvements and Taxes.

Article XIV Schedule

Section 14.1 Election to Adopt Charter.

Section 14.2 Election of City Officials.

Section 14.3 Time of Taking Full Effect.

Section 14.4 Temporary Ordinances.

Section 14.5 Purpose of Schedule.