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City of Frontenac, MO
St. Louis County
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Editor's Note — Frontenac became a fourth class city pursuant to ordinance number 55, adopted November 6, 1950, and a special election held November 29, 1950.
[CC 1991 §10-1]
Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, the general election laws of the State, insofar as the same are applicable, shall apply to and govern all elections held within the City.
[CC 1991 §10-3; Ord. No. 313 §§1 — 2, 2-24-1964]
A. 
The County Board of Election Commissioners is hereby authorized and directed to conduct all elections to be held in the City; to prescribe, for the conduct of such elections, all reasonable rules and regulations therefor, advising the City Clerk and other proper City Officials of the contents of such rules and regulations; to certify the returns of such elections to the City Clerk; and to report to the Board of Aldermen and the City Treasurer of the cost of holding such elections in the City or the City's proportionate share of the costs of such election when elections are held for the City and all other political subdivisions at the same time which costs the City agrees to pay.
B. 
The City Clerk shall certify to the Board the candidates and issues to be voted upon, and shall comply with all ordinances and parts thereof relating to the conduct of elections set out in this Section.
[CC 1991 §10-6; Ord. No. 551 §3, 6-8-1976]
The following officers shall be elected by the qualified voters of the City and shall hold office for the term of two (2) years and until their successors are elected and qualified: Mayor and two (2) Aldermen from each ward; one (1) such Alderman being elected annually in each election.
[CC 1991 §10-7; Ord. No. 551 §5, 6-8-1976; Ord. No. 841 §1, 12-13-1989; Ord. No. 846 §1, 2-22-1990]
Every candidate for election to office in the City, within the time specified in Section 115.127, RSMo., shall file or cause to be filed with the City Clerk or other designated City Official, a personally signed declaration of candidacy which shall be under oath before a notary public or other official authorized to administer oaths, stating the name, address, ward and length of residence in the City of such person and the office for which he/she is a candidate.
[CC 1991 §10-8; Ord. No. 551 §2, 6-8-1976; Ord. No. 841 §1, 12-13-1989]
A general election for the elective offices of this City shall be held on the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of each year. The City Clerk shall give notice to the public of such election in the manner and in accordance with the provisions of Section 115.127, RSMo., and further, by the posting of at least twenty (20) handbills in as many public places within the City, giving the date and purpose of such election, the office or offices to be filled, the proper place for filing declarations of candidacy, the opening filing date and the closing filing date.
[CC 1991 §10-11; Ord. No. 551 §8, 6-8-1976; Ord. No. 94-1003 §1, 5-17-1994]
It shall be unlawful for any person to electioneer for any candidate, party or proposition within a polling place or outside of a polling place within twenty-five (25) feet of the building's outer door closest to the polling place, and it shall be unlawful for any judge of election, clerk or person designated as a challenger under the laws of this City, or any persons within the polling place, to electioneer for any candidate, party or proposition.
[CC 1991 §10-12; Ord. No 94-1020 §1, 11-15-94; Ord. No. 2017-1827, 11-27-2017]
A. 
Persons filing as candidates for any municipal election shall be listed on the ballot as provided herein.
B. 
In accord with the provisions of Section 115.124.2, RSMo., 2016, in the case of candidates who file a declaration of candidacy with the City Clerk prior to 5:00 p.m. on the first day for filing, the City Clerk shall determine by random drawing the order In which such candidates' names shall appear on the ballot by having each candidate draw a number at random at the time of filing. The City Clerk shall record the number drawn with the candidate's declaration of candidacy. The names of candidates filing on the first day of filing for each office on each ballot shall be listed in ascending order of the numbers so drawn.
C. 
The names of all candidates who file a declaration of candidacy for each office after the first day of filing shall be listed after those filing on the first day in the order in which the declarations of candidacy were filed with the City Clerk.
[CC 1991 §10-2; Ord. No. 424 §2, 2-9-1971; Ord. No. 656 §2, 4-13-1982, Ord. No. 898 §2, 10-15-1991]
A. 
The City of Frontenac shall be divided into three (3) wards for the purpose of defining the boundaries from which Aldermen shall be elected and for such other elective and representative purposes as shall be provided or required by law, ordinance and the Municipal Code of the City of Frontenac.
B. 
The boundaries of each of the three (3) wards and the numbering of the same shall be as follows:
1. 
Ward 2 shall include all of the area of the City of Frontenac within the following perimeter:
Beginning at the intersection of the eastern limit of the City of Frontenac and the centerline of U.S. Highway 61/40, also known as Interstate 64, thence westwardly along the said centerline of said highway to the western boundary of the City, thence northwardly to the north boundary line of the City of Frontenac at that point, thence generally eastwardly along the said north boundary line of the City at that point to the western boundary line of the City at that point, thence northwardly along the western boundary line of the City at that point to the northern boundary line of the City, thence eastwardly to the north/south east boundary line of the City, thence southwardly along that north/south east boundary line of the City to its intersection with U.S. Highway 61/40, also known as Interstate 64, at the point of beginning.
2. 
Ward 3 shall include all of that area of the City lying within the following perimeter:
Beginning at the intersection of the eastern limit of the City of Frontenac and the centerline of U.S. Highway 61/40, also known as Interstate 64, thence westwardly along the said centerline of said highway to the western boundary of the City, thence southwardly along the said western boundary to the line between the City of Frontenac and the City of Crystal Lake Park, thence eastwardly along said line and its projection eastwardly to the western boundary of Portland Subdivision, thence northwardly along the western boundary of Portland Subdivision to the northern boundary of Portland Subdivision thence generally eastwardly along the northern boundary of Portland Subdivision as platted to the centerline of Geyer Road, thence southwardly along the centerline of Geyer Road to the southern boundary of Outer Ladue Subdivision, thence eastwardly along the southern boundary of Outer Ladue Subdivision to the eastern boundary of Outer Ladue Subdivision, thence northwardly on that eastern boundary to the southernmost City limit at that point, thence eastwardly to the western boundary of the City at that point, thence southwardly along that line of City boundary to the southernmost boundary of the City of Frontenac at that point, the same being on or adjacent to the southern boundary line of the property of the Academy of the Sisters of St. Joseph, thence generally eastwardly and following the boundary of the City of Frontenac at that point to the north/south east boundary line of the City, thence northwardly along that north/south east boundary line of the City to its intersection with U.S. Highway 61/40, also known as Interstate Highway 64, at the point of beginning.
3. 
Ward 1 shall include all of the area of the City of Frontenac lying within the City limits south of the southernmost line of Ward 3.