City of Pagedale, MO
St. Louis County
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All City elections shall be conducted and held in conformance with the provisions of Chapter 115, RSMo.
[CC 1990 §115.020(A); Ord. No. 1111 §1, 11-13-1997; Ord. No. 1141 §1, 9-21-1998; Ord. No. 1164 §1, 7-26-1999]
A. 
A general municipal election for the elective officers of the City shall be held on the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of each year.
B. 
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April 2000, and every four (4) years thereafter, an election shall be held by the qualified voters of each Ward in the City for Mayor who shall hold office for a term of four (4) years and for one (1) Alderperson for each Ward who shall hold their respective offices for the term of four (4) years and until their successors shall be elected and qualified.
C. 
On the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April 2001, an election shall be held by the qualified voters of each Ward in the City for one (1) Alderperson for each Ward who shall hold their respective offices for the term of four (4) years and until their successors shall be elected and qualified.
Any person who desires to become a candidate for an elective City office at the general City election shall file with the City Clerk, not prior to the hour of 8:00 A.M. on the sixteenth (16th) Tuesday prior to nor later than 5:00 P.M. on the eleventh (11th) Tuesday prior to the next City municipal election, a written declaration of his/her intent to become a candidate at said election. The City 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.
No person shall be a candidate for municipal office unless such person complies with the provisions of Section 115.346, RSMo., regarding payment of municipal taxes or user fees.
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Editor's Note — As to arrearage or delinquency in all taxes, see §115.342, RSMo.
The City Clerk shall, on or before the sixteenth (16th) Tuesday prior to any election at which City offices are to be filled by said election, notify the general public of the opening filing date, the office or offices to be filled, the proper place for filing, and the closing filing date of the election. Such notification may be accomplished by legal notice published in at least one (1) newspaper of general circulation in the City.
The form of said written declaration of candidacy shall be substantially as follows:
DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY
STATE OF MISSOURI
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COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
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I, _________________________, being first duly sworn, state that I reside at _________________________, City of Pagedale, County of St. Louis, Missouri; that I am a qualified voter; that I do hereby declare myself a candidate for the office of _________________________, to be voted upon at the municipal election to be held on the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April, _____, and I meet all the qualifications required of a candidate for said office, and I hereby request that my name be printed upon the official ballot for said election for said office, and state that I will serve as such officer, if elected.
 Signed:
Subscribed and sworn to before me this ______ day of __________________, ______.
  City Clerk
  City of Pagedale
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[CC 2000 §105.050; CC 1990 §115.020(D); Ord. No. 1111 §6, 11-13-1997]
In City elections, the City Clerk shall notify the County Board of Election Commissioners prior to 5:00 P.M. on the tenth (10th) Tuesday prior to any City election except as noted in Section 115.125.1, RSMo. The notice shall be in writing, shall specify that the Board of Alderpersons 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 including the sample ballot. The notice and any other information required by this Section may, with the prior notification to the election authority receiving the notice, be accepted by facsimile transmission prior to 5:00 P.M. on the tenth (10th) Tuesday prior to the election, provided that the original copy of the notice and a certified copy of the legal notice to be published shall be received in the office of the election authority within three (3) business days from the date of the facsimile transmission.
[CC 2000 §105.040; CC 1990 §115.020(C); Ord. No. 1111 §5, 11-13-1997]
The County Board of Election Commissioners, as the designated election authority, shall conduct City elections.
[CC 2000 §105.070; CC 1990 §115.010; Ord. No. 92 §§1 — 4, 11-19-1951; Ord. No. 263 §1, 9-13-1962]
A. 
The City shall be and the same is divided into three (3) Wards to be known and designated respectively as the "First Ward", "Second Ward" and "Third Ward".
B. 
The First Ward of the City shall embrace all the following territory:
Territory bounded on the south by the southern City limits, on the east by the eastern City limits, on the north by the southern line of the AmerenUE transmission line right-of-way and on the west by the centerline of Ferguson Avenue.
C. 
The Second Ward of the City shall embrace all the following territory:
Territory bounded on the south by the southern City limits, on the east by the centerline of Ferguson Avenue, on the north by the southern line of the AmerenUE transmission line right-of-way and on the west by the western City limits.
D. 
The Third Ward of the City shall embrace all the following territory:
Territory bounded on the south by the southern line of the AmerenUE transmission line right-of-way, on the east by the eastern City limits, on the north by the northern City limits and on the west by the western City limits and a tract of land in U.S. Survey 2775, Township 46 North Range 6 East, in St. Louis County, Missouri, and described as follows: Beginning at a point in the western line of Pennsylvania Avenue (one hundred (100) feet wide) at its intersection with the northern line of the transmission right-of-way of the AmerenUE, one hundred (100) feet wide; thence along said right-of-way line North 70 degrees 56 minutes West, 1009.14 feet and North 18 degrees, 36 minutes West, 735.40 feet; thence leaving said transmission line right-of-way and running North 85 degrees 45-¼ minutes East, 1431.43 feet to the western line of Pennsylvania Avenue; thence along said western line of Pennsylvania Avenue South 11 degrees 58 minutes West, 1057.28 feet to a point of curve and thence continuing along said western line along a curve to the left having a radius of 5779.65 feet, a distance of 100.32 feet to the place of beginning containing twenty-five (25) acres.