City of Maryville, MO
Nodaway County
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[R.O. 2008 §105.010; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
The City of Maryville, Missouri, was incorporated as a Third Class City at special election held on September 7, 1954.
B. 
At special election held on April 21, 1953, the City adopted the Council Manager form of Government.
C. 
Such governmental form shall be on a non-partisan basis.
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Note — Such election was called under Ord. No. 2477 and confirmed under Ord. No. 2482.
State Law Reference — The city is now governed under §§78.430 to 78.640, both inclusive, RSMo.
[R.O. 2008 §105.020; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The fiscal year of the City shall begin on October first (1st), and end on September thirtieth (30th).
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Note — Such election was called under Ord. No. 2477 and confirmed under Ord. No. 2482.
[R.O. 2008 §105.030; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
The County Clerk of the County of Nodaway, Missouri, shall serve as the election authority for the City of Maryville, Missouri.
B. 
The City shall be divided into five (5) wards; there shall be one (1) precinct for each ward.
[R.O. 2008 §105.035; Ord. No. 5468 §1, 10-14-1996]
A. 
Date Of General Election. A general election for the expiring vacancies of elective officers of this City shall be held on the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in April of each year.
B. 
Filing Of Candidates. Any person desiring to seek election for any elective City office at any general City election may do so by filing their name and the office for which they seek election with the City Clerk during the filing period. The filing period shall be sixteen (16) Tuesdays before the election date to eleven (11) Tuesdays before the election date. 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. Their names shall appear on the ballot in that order.
C. 
Qualifications Of Candidates. Any person who is not qualified for office as provided by State law or Section 105.040 of the City Code shall not be entitled to have their name printed on the ballot. The qualifications of the candidate for office shall be determined by the City Council upon hearing given, upon its own motion, or upon written affidavit by some person that a named candidate is not qualified as such for the office sought.
D. 
Conformance Of City Elections With State Law. All City elections shall be conducted and held in conformance with the provisions of the State election laws.
E. 
Conduct Of Election By County Clerk. The Nodaway County Clerk, as the designated election authority, shall conduct City elections.
F. 
Notice Of City Election. The City Clerk shall notify the Nodaway 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 it shall include a certified copy of the legal notice to be published and the sample ballot.
G. 
Voters' Qualifications. All residents of the City who are qualified and properly registered voters in accordance with State law shall be entitled to vote at City elections. In order to vote at any City election, a person must be registered no later than 5:00 P.M. on the fourth (4th) Wednesday prior to the election.
H. 
Designation Of Polling Places And Judges — Election Costs. The election authority shall designate the polling places in all City elections. The election authority shall appoint all election judges. The City shall pay the election costs required by the election authority conducting its election.
I. 
Special Election Dates. Authorized dates for special City elections are the first (1st) Tuesday after the first (1st) Monday in February or March, August and November of each year, and other dates as may be designated by the City Council in conformity with State law.
J. 
Certification Of Election Results. As soon as practicable after each City election, the election authority shall convene a Verification Board to verify the count and certify the results of the election. Not later than the second (2nd) Tuesday after the election, the Verification Board shall issue a statement announcing the results of each election and shall certify the returns to the City Clerk. The City Clerk shall issue to each person elected a certificate of election.
K. 
Election Ordinance. Prior to each City election, the City Council shall timely pass an election ordinance authorizing, establishing and providing the election procedure to be followed in the conduct of the City election.
[Ord. No. 7176, 12-28-2009]
A. 
Any proposal to adopt an ordinance except an ordinance appropriating money, emergency ordinances and ordinances for the levying of taxes may be submitted to the Council by a petition signed by at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the registered voters of the City. The signatures, verification, authentication, inspection, certification, amendment and submission of the petition shall be completed as described in Subsection (3) hereof.
1. 
Requisites and form of petition. Petitions shall first state the ordinance to be adopted or protested. The petition shall only be signed by registered voters who reside in the City of Maryville. In addition to the signature of the voter, there shall also appear on the same line or on the immediately following line, the legible printed name and the street and house number at which the voter resides. Upon the bottom of each page of such petition, a petitioner shall make oath before a notary public that he or she personally obtained the signatures of the registered voters on such page of the petition, that he or she believes that each signature to the page is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be and that the statements therein are true as he or she believes. Upon the bottom of the last page of such petition, a petitioner shall make oath before a notary public that he or she believes that each signature contained in the petition is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be and that the statements therein are true as he or she believes.
The City shall not afford the opportunity to sign the petition in City Hall or any City-owned property.
2. 
Clerk to ascertain sufficiency of petition. Within ten (10) days from the date of filing such petition, the City Clerk shall examine and from the voters register ascertain whether or not said petition is signed by the requisite number of registered voters and, if necessary, the Council shall allow him extra help for this purpose and he shall attach to said petition his certificate showing the results of said examination. If by the Clerk's certificate the petition is insufficient, it may be amended within ten (10) days from the date of said certificate. The Clerk shall, within ten (10) days after such amendment, make like examination of the amended petition, and if his certificate shall show the same to be insufficient, it shall be returned to the person filing same, without prejudice, however, to the filing of a new petition to the same effect.
Upon filing with the City Clerk, a copy of the petition shall be made available for review by individuals upon request.
3. 
Council action on petition for ordinance. When a petition to adopt an ordinance is signed by at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the registered voters as certified by the City Clerk, the Council shall pass the ordinance without alteration, within twenty (20) days of the Clerk's certification of the petition, or submit it for a vote at the next municipal or State primary or general election. If a majority of the voters voting on the proposed ordinance vote in favor thereof, it shall thereupon become a valid and binding ordinance of the City.
4. 
Council action on petition protesting ordinance, Clerk duties. If a petition protesting an ordinance, signed by at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the registered voters of the City is presented to the Council, the Council shall reconsider such ordinance and, if it is not entirely repealed, submit the ordinance to the voters as provided by Subsection (4) of this Section. Such ordinance shall not remain in effect after the election unless a majority of the voters voting on the same shall vote in favor thereof. The petition protesting an ordinance shall be submitted, verified and certified in accordance with the provisions of Subsection (2) hereof.
5. 
Ballot. The question shall be submitted in substantially the following form:
Shall the following ordinance be (adopted) (repealed)? (Set out ordinance).
6. 
Ordinance adopted by people not to be repealed or amended for two years, exception. Any ordinance proposed by petition, or which is adopted by a vote of the people, cannot be repealed or amended by the Council for a period of two (2) years after the adoption of the ordinance except by a unanimous vote of all members of the Council. Any number of proposed ordinances may be voted upon at the same election. The Council may submit a proposition for the repeal of any such ordinance or for amendments thereto, to be voted upon at any municipal election. Should the proposition receive a majority of the votes cast thereon, it shall be repealed or amended accordingly.
[R.O. 2008 §105.040; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990; Ord. No. 6780 §§1 — 2, 9-26-2005; Ord. No. 6964 §1, 11-13-2007]
A. 
The City Council shall be composed of five (5) members, elected from the City at large. All elections shall be for three (3) year terms.
B. 
The elected Council member(s) shall take office on the first (1st) Monday following their election. In all respects the procedures for the nomination of candidates and holding of municipal elections shall be governed by the provisions of State law, including Sections 78.470 through 78.520, RSMo.
C. 
Each candidate to be a member of the Council shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of this City for at least one (1) year before the date of the filing for such office.
D. 
The City Council shall possess such powers as are enumerated in Section 78.570, RSMo.
E. 
Regular meetings of the Council shall be held monthly at a time and place to be determined by Council resolution. Special meetings may be called by the Mayor or any two (2) Council members upon proper notice.
F. 
Three (3) members shall constitute a quorum. The affirmative vote of at least three (3) members shall be required to pass any ordinance or resolution.
G. 
All meetings shall be conducted in accordance with the procedures of the Missouri Open Meetings Law, Chapter 610, RSMo.
H. 
A journal or minutes of all open and closed meetings shall be taken and retained in accordance with the law. Any electronic recording of an open meeting shall be retained for a period of not less than thirty-six (36) months.
I. 
City Council members shall be compensated for their work in City Government with a yearly gratuity of one thousand two hundred dollars ($1,200.00) per member to be paid quarterly and after election beginning after ordinance adoption.
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State Law Reference — For organization procedures of the Council, §78.560, RSMo.
[R.O. 2008 §105.060; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
Following the election of Council member(s) in April, the Council shall select one (1) of its members as Mayor and another as Mayor Pro Tem, each to serve for a one (1) year term.
B. 
The Mayor shall preside at all Council meetings with full participation but without power of veto. In his/her absence, or inability to serve, the functions of his/her office shall be filled by the Mayor Pro Tem.
C. 
The Mayor shall be recognized as the official head of the City by the courts for the purpose of serving civil process, by the Governor of the State for the purpose of military law, and for all ceremonial purposes. He/she shall sign all ordinances and resolutions.
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Cross Reference — As to powers of mayor to issue proclamation of emergency, §100.180.
[R.O. 2008 §105.070; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
The City Manager shall be appointed by the City Council for an indefinite term, serving at the pleasure of the Council. He/she shall be the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. He/she shall attend all meetings of the Council, participating, but without power of vote. His/her entire time shall be devoted to the duties of such office. He/she shall appoint such officers and employees of the City as are authorized under this Code and by the Council. He/she shall be the Chief Enforcement Officer of the City and shall enforce all City laws and ordinances. He/she shall recommend to the Council for adoption such measures as he/she deems necessary or expedient. He/she shall prepare and submit the annual budget for Council consideration, review and adoption. He/she shall keep the Council fully advised as to the financial conditions and needs of the City. He/she shall perform such other duties and possess such other powers as are prescribed by ordinance, resolution, Council directive or State Statute.
B. 
It shall be his or her duty to:
1. 
Make all personnel appointments and discharges of officers and employees as provided for in Section 78.600, RSMo.
2. 
See that the laws and ordinances are enforced.
3. 
Exercise control of all departments and divisions that may hereafter be created by the Council.
4. 
See that all terms and conditions imposed in favor of the City or its inhabitants in any public utility franchises are faithfully kept and performed, and upon information of any violation thereof, to take such steps as will be necessary to stop or prevent the further violation of the same.
5. 
Attend all meetings of the Council with the privilege of taking part in the discussions but having no vote.
6. 
Recommend to the Council for adoption such measures as he or she may deem necessary or expedient.
7. 
Prepare and submit the annual budget and to keep the City Council fully advised as to the financial conditions and needs of the City and to perform such other duties as may be prescribed by these Sections or be required of him or her by any ordinance or resolution of the Council.
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State Law Reference — For similar state statute prescribing the duties of the city manager, §78.610, RSMo.
[R.O. 2008 §105.080; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990; Ord. No. 5186 §1, 2-14-1994]
A. 
The following departments are hereby established:
1. 
Department of Administration. This Department shall be composed of the City Treasurer, the City Clerk and those persons dealing with the general finance and administration of the City.
2. 
Department of Public Safety. This Department shall be composed of the Police and Fire Departments and Emergency Operations.
3. 
Department of Public Works. This Department shall be composed of the Street Department, Sewer Department, Water Department, Code Enforcement Department and the Cemetery, Airport, and Sanitary Landfill Operations.
4. 
Any other functions may be assigned to the appropriate department upon direction of the City Manager.
[R.O. 2008 §105.090; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The City Clerk shall be appointed by the City Council and serve at the pleasure of the Council. The Clerk shall attend all meetings of the Council and maintain, in the English language, a journal of the proceedings thereof. The Clerk shall be custodian of the official City Seal and affix the same to official City documents. The Clerk shall subscribe his/her signature to all ordinances and resolutions duly adopted by the Council, and shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by the Council, the City Manager, City ordinances and State Statutes.
[R.O. 2008 §105.095; Ord. No. 5185 §1, 2-14-1994]
The City Treasurer shall be appointed by the City Council and serve at the pleasure of the Council. The Treasurer shall hold the administrative position of Finance Director and the terms Treasurer and Finance Director shall be interchangeable in this Code of the City. He/she shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by the Council, the City Manager, City ordinances and State Statutes.
[R.O. 2008 §105.096; Ord. No. 5203 §1, 5-9-1994; Ord. No. 6673 §1, 8-9-2004; Ord. No. 7576 §1, 11-18-2013; Ord. No. 7895, 9-28-2016]
A. 
The City of Maryville, Missouri, shall invest public funds in accordance with the investment policy of the City of Maryville, Missouri, which shall read as follows:
1. 
Policy. It is the policy of the City of Maryville, Missouri, to invest public funds in a manner which will provide a reasonable investment return with the maximum security while meeting the daily cash flow demands of the City and conforming to all State and local statutes governing the investment of public funds.
2. 
Scope. This investment policy applies to all financial assets of the City of Maryville, Missouri. These funds are accounted for in the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and includes:
a. 
General fund.
b. 
Parks and recreation.
c. 
CIP fund.
d. 
Debt retirement.
e. 
Solid waste.
f. 
TIF fund.
g. 
Water/wastewater.
h. 
Mozingo recreation.
i. 
Central garage.
j. 
Group insurance.
k. 
Cemetery perpetual.
l. 
Payroll.
m. 
Any new fund created by the City Council unless specifically exempt.
3. 
Prudence.
a. 
Investments shall be made with judgment and care, under circumstances then prevailing which persons of prudence, discretion and intelligence exercise in the management of their own affairs, not for speculation, but for investment, considering the safety of this capital as well as the probable income to be derived.
b. 
The standard of prudence to be used by investment officials shall be the "prudent person" standard and shall be applied in the context of managing an overall portfolio.
c. 
The City Treasurer, acting in accordance with written procedures and the investment policy and exercising due diligence shall be relieved of personal responsibility for an individual security's credit risk or market price changes, provided deviations from expectations are reported in a timely fashion and appropriate action is taken to control adverse developments.
4. 
The primary objectives, in priority order, of the City of Maryville's investment activities shall be:
a. 
Safety. Safety of principal is the foremost objective of the investment program. Investments of the City of Maryville, Missouri, shall be undertaken in a manner that seeks to ensure the preservation of capital in the overall portfolio. To attain this objective, diversification is a consideration in order that potential losses of individual securities do not exceed the income generated from the remainder of the portfolio.
b. 
Liquidity. The City of Maryville's investment portfolio will remain sufficiently liquid to enable the City of Maryville, Missouri, to meet all operating requirements which might be reasonably anticipated.
c. 
Return On Investment. The City of Maryville's investment portfolio shall be designed with the objective of attaining a market rate of return throughout budgetary and economic cycles, taking into account the City of Maryville's investment risk constraints and the cash flow characteristics of the portfolio.
5. 
Delegation Of Authority.
a. 
Management responsibility for the investment program is hereby delegated to the City Treasurer. No person may engage in an investment transaction except as provided under the terms of this policy. The City Treasurer shall be responsible for all transactions undertaken and shall establish a system of controls to regulate the activities of subordinate officials.
b. 
The City Treasurer shall submit a monthly investment report to the City Manager for review and to the City Council for approval. The form of the report shall be as set out in Exhibit A6[1] as attached and made a part of this policy.
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Editor's Note: Exhibit A6 is on file in the City offices.
6. 
Ethics And Conflict Of Interest.
a. 
Officers and employees involved in the investment process shall refrain from personal business activity that could conflict with proper execution of the investment program, or which could impair their ability to make impartial investment decisions.
b. 
Employees and investment officials shall disclose to the City Council any material financial interest in financial institutions that conduct business within this jurisdiction, and they shall further disclose any large personal financial/investment positions that could be related to the performance of the City of Maryville's portfolio. Employees and officers shall subordinate their personal investment transactions to those of the City of Maryville, Missouri, particularly with regard to the time of purchases and sales.
7. 
Authorized Financial Dealers And Institutions.
a. 
In order for a financial institution to qualify as a depository for operating funds or for investments of the City of Maryville, Missouri, it must be an FDIC insured organization with offices in the City of Maryville, Missouri. For proceeds from the issuance of general obligation and revenue bonds, the paying agent financial institution will qualify as a depository for those funds and investments.
b. 
Brokerage firms must be SIPC insured and a member of NYSE with full service offices in the State of Missouri.
c. 
All financial institutions handling City operations or investment funds shall supply a current audited financial statement on an annual basis.
8. 
Authorized And Suitable Investments. The City of Maryville, Missouri, is authorized by this policy to invest in the following:
a. 
Investment Type.
(1) 
Collateralized certificates of deposit savings accounts, money market accounts.
(2) 
Direct obligations of the United States government (Treasury bills, notes, bonds) with maturities of two (2) years or less.
b. 
Investment Maturities. The maturity distribution of the investment portion of the City of Maryville, Missouri, assets is limited to the following maximum percentages in each designated maturity category:
Maturity Category
(in months)
Maximum Percent
0 to 6
100%
7 to 12
75%
13 to 15
50%
16 to 18
40%
19 to 21
30%
22 to 24
20%
Over 24
0%
9. 
Collateralization.
a. 
All investments and deposits which exceed the financial institution's insurance limits shall be secured by eligible collateral. The market value of the collateral must be equal to or greater than one hundred and ten percent (110%) of the value of the total deposits less the amount of insurance coverage. Eligible collateral shall mean all securities which are on the State of Missouri Office of the State Treasurer's list of Securities Acceptable as Collateral to Secure State Deposits (See attached Exhibit B[2]).
[2]
Editor's Note: Exhibit B is on file in the City offices.
b. 
All investments purchased under this policy are to be issued in negotiable, bearer form to the City of Maryville, Missouri, or in the form of a safekeeping receipt.
c. 
Collateral will always be held by an independent third party. A clearly marked evidence of ownership (safekeeping receipt) must be supplied to the City of Maryville, Missouri, and retained.
d. 
The right of collateral substitution is granted.
10. 
Safekeeping And Custody. All security transactions entered into by the City of Maryville, Missouri, shall be conducted on a delivery-versus-payment (DVP) basis. Securities will be held by a third party custodian designated by the City Treasurer and evidenced by safekeeping receipts.
11. 
Internal Control.
a. 
The City Treasurer shall establish an annual process of independent review by an external auditor.
b. 
Internal control shall be obtained through the monthly reports that are set forth as part of this policy. These documents will be reviewed by the City Manager and approved by the City Council. The Securities Advisory Committee, which is comprised of three (3) citizens of Maryville, Missouri, shall also receive copies of the monthly investment reports for their review. The reviews will provide internal control by assuring compliance with policies and procedures.
12. 
Investment Policy Adoption.
a. 
This investment policy shall be adopted by ordinance of the City Council.
b. 
The policy shall be reviewed on an annual basis by the Securities Advisory Committee in consultation with the City Manager and City Treasurer.
c. 
Any modifications or changes suggested by this review will not be effective until approved and adopted in ordinance form by the City Council.
[R.O. 2008 §105.100; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
The Director of Public Safety, who may be otherwise referred to in this Code as "Chief of Police" or "Fire Chief", shall be appointed by the City Manager for an indefinite term. He/she shall be head of the Department of Public Safety and perform such functions and duties as may be prescribed by the Council, the City Manager, City ordinances and State Statutes.
B. 
The Director of Public Safety shall recommend to the City Manager the employment of persons to fill positions within his/her Department that have been authorized by the Council.
C. 
The Director of Public Safety and each Public Safety Officer of his/her Department shall be a conservator of the Police; it shall be his/her and their duty to enforce all ordinance violations of this Code and felony provisions of State law.
[R.O. 2008 §105.110; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
The City Attorney shall be appointed by the City Manager for an indefinite term, subject to confirmation by the Council.
B. 
Duties. The duties of the City Attorney shall be as follows:
1. 
Attendance at all regular meetings of the Council and at adjourned and special meetings upon request of the City Manager and/or Council;
2. 
Attendance at such study sessions of the City Council or meetings of City Boards and committees when requested to do so for the purpose of representing the interests of the City or give legal advice;
3. 
Draft all ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other legal forms and documents required in the ordinary course of the City business;
4. 
Availability to represent the City in any suit or action at law or in equity brought by or against the City, except prosecutions begun before the Municipal Judge or appeals taken from the Municipal Judge, and except where it is determined by the City Attorney that participation would not be ethical by reason of a conflict of interest;
5. 
Give legal advice to the Mayor, Councilmen, City Manager and City Clerk. All other officers and departments under the control of the City Manager and City Boards and Committees shall obtain legal advice from the City Attorney through the City Manager;
6. 
Perform such other ministerial duties as shall be prescribed by ordinance or shall be ordered by the City Council or City Manager.
C. 
Compensation. The compensation of the City Attorney shall be established at an hourly rate for all legal services as set out by the City Manager.
[R.O. 2008 §105.120; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
Bonds shall be given the City for the faithful performance of duties and the correct accounting for and delivery to the City of all monies or other property in his/her custody and belonging to or under control of the City, by each and every Officer or employee indicated in the following list and enumeration and for the amount set opposite his/her proper designation:
1. 
City Manager: One hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00).
2. 
Finance Officer: One hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00).
3. 
City Clerk: Twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00).
4. 
Director of Public Safety: Ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00).
5. 
Municipal Court Clerk: Twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00).
6. 
Each other Officer or employee whose duties include the receiving, custody or disbursement of money or other property, in such sums or of such values as the City Manager may require.
B. 
All bonds shall be given upon the security of a reliable surety company duly authorized to do business in the State and empowered by law to sign as surety to give bonds for the faithful discharge of duty by public officers and others. The bond, on sufficiency of surety thereon, offered by all officers and employees, shall be approved by the City Attorney and kept at the City Hall.
C. 
The premiums on all such official bonds shall be paid by the City out of the appropriate funds.
D. 
Nothing in this Section shall be construed as preventing the City Manager from procuring department, position or blanket bonds covering a single department or all departments of the City so as to thereby eliminate the necessities and extra cost of separate bonds issued to cover individual officers and employees.
[R.O. 2008 §105.130; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
Each officer and employee of the City shall subscribe to the oath required of municipal officers and employees by State law.
[R.O. 2008 §105.140; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
Each Officer and employee of the City shall be paid such compensation as shall be prescribed by ordinance, contract or agreement. Such compensation shall be in lieu of all fees, commissions and other compensation receivable by such officers or employees for such services from a third (3rd) party. Fees, commissions and other compensation shall belong to the City and shall be collected and accounted for by officer or employee and be paid into the appropriate City Fund.
The salaries of all City employees shall be paid bi-weekly. The City Manager may designate that the compensation of certain contractual and/or professional services may be paid monthly or as designated by contract.
B. 
Nothing contained in this Section shall prohibit the payment of necessary bona fide expenses actually incurred or for any services on behalf of the City as may be authorized by the Council or City Manager.
C. 
The City Manager shall designate the officers and employees of the City, who are to be compensated for the use of their private vehicle in the business of the City. He/she shall determine a reasonable rate at which such employees shall be compensated and shall authorize the compensation on this basis.
[R.O. 2008 §105.150; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The City hereby elects to come under and be subject to the provisions of Chapter 287, RSMo., being Sections 287.010 to 287.811, inclusive together with the laws of Missouri amending, modifying or making additions to such Acts, being the Workers' Compensation Law of the State of Missouri.
[R.O. 2008 §105.160; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
It is hereby declared to be the policy and purpose of the City to extend to all eligible employees and Officials of the City, who are not excluded by law, or the benefits of the system of Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance as authorized by the Social Security Act Amendments of 1950.
[R.O. 2008 §105.170; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The standard work week for employees shall be interpreted to mean one which regularly averages forty (40) hours during any twenty-eight (28) day period.
[R.O. 2008 §105.180; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
Where it is, in the judgement of the City Manager, to the advantage of the City to obtain professional or technical services or other personal services of a special nature on some basis other than for a set number of hours per week and under circumstances not provided for, such employees shall be considered as classified employees of the City, but shall not be assigned to a standard salary grade and shall not be required to work an established number of hours per week, but shall spend such time in the performance of their duties as the nature of the work or the agreement under which they are employed requires. The City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into any necessary arrangements covering the described employment.
[R.O. 2008 §105.190; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
The City Council, at its regular meeting in July of each year, may receive sealed proposals for the deposit of the City funds from banking institutions doing business within the City.
B. 
The City Council shall select as the depository of the funds of the City, the banking institution offering to pay to the City, the largest amount for the privilege; as set out in the statutory provisions of Sections 95.280 to 95.350, RSMo.
[R.O. 2008 §105.200; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
Any personal property in the custody of the City which is unclaimed by the owner within ninety (90) days after the custody, if obtained by the City shall be and hereby is declared to be abandoned by the owner of the property, and shall be sold for the payment of the storage charge.
B. 
Disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property will be conducted as set out in the Purchasing Manual of the City.
C. 
All expenses of the sale shall be paid from the General Fund or appropriate Enterprise Fund and all proceeds derived from the sale of the articles shall be paid into the General Fund or appropriate Enterprise Fund.
[R.O. 2008 §105.210; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990; Ord. No. 7059 §§1 — 2, 10-27-2008]
A. 
Except as may be required by this Section, there shall be no absolute residence requirement for City employment or to reside within a reasonable response time of an employee's place of work.
B. 
It shall be a condition of employment that the City Manager must reside within the corporate limits of the City.
C. 
It shall be a condition of employment that the City Clerk, Finance Officer, Director of Public Safety, Director of Public Works and other key personnel must reside within Polk Township.
D. 
It shall be a condition of employment that those persons identified as a Public Safety Officer may reside outside the corporate limits of the City, but must reside within a ten (10) mile distance to the Department of Public Safety.
[R.O. 2008 §105.220; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990; Ord. No. 5334 §1, 8-14-1995]
A. 
No elected or appointed official or employee of the City shall:
1. 
Perform any service for the City for receipt or payment of any compensation, other than of the compensation provided for the performance of his or her official duties, in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per transaction or five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) per annum, except on transactions made pursuant to an award on a contract let or sale made after public notice and competitive bidding, provided that the bid or offer is the lowest received;
2. 
Sell, rent or lease any property to the City for consideration in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) per annum unless the transaction is made pursuant to an award on a contract let or a sale made after public notice and in the case of property other than real property, competitive bidding, provided that the bid or offer accepted is the lowest received; or
3. 
Attempt, for any compensation other than the compensation provided for the performance of their duties, to influence the decision of any agency of the City on any manner, except that, this provision shall not be construed to prohibit such person from participating for compensation in any adversary proceeding or in the preparation or filing of any public document or conference thereon.
B. 
No sole proprietorship, partnership, joint venture, or corporation in which any elected or appointed official or employee of the City is the sole proprietor, a partner having more than a ten percent (10%) partnership interest, or a co-participant or owner of in excess of ten percent (10%) of the outstanding shares of any class of stock, shall:
1. 
Perform any service for the City or any agency of the City for any consideration in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per transaction or one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.00) per annum unless the transaction is made pursuant to an award on a contract let or sale made after public notice and competitive bidding, provided that the bid or offer accepted is the lowest received; or
2. 
Sell, rent or lease any property to the City or any agency of the City thereof for consideration in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per transaction or one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.00) per annum unless the transaction is made pursuant to an award on a contract let or a sale made after public notice and in the case of property other than real property, competitive bidding, provided that the bid or offer accepted is the lowest and best received.
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State Law Reference — For similar restriction of financial interest by officers and employees, §§105.450 to 105.482, RSMo.