City of Greenwood, MO
Jackson County
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[Adopted 12-8-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-2900[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 125, Elections, adopted and/or amended 10-7-1991 by Ord. No. 1.050, as further amended.
All City elections shall be conducted and held in conformance with the provisions of Chapter 115, RSMo., and any other applicable law.
A. 
A municipal election for the qualified voters of this City shall be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April of each year.
B. 
On the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April of even-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Greenwood shall be held for the purpose of electing a Mayor who shall hold his/her office for a term of two (2) years and until his/her successor is elected and qualified.
C. 
On the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April of odd-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Greenwood shall be held for the purpose of electing one (1) Alderman from each ward who shall hold his/her office for a term of two (2) years and until his/her successor is elected and qualified.
D. 
On the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April of even-numbered years, a municipal election of the qualified voters of the City of Greenwood shall be held for the purpose of electing one (1) Alderman from each ward who shall hold his/her office for a term of two (2) years and until his/her successor is 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 16th Tuesday prior to, nor later than 5:00 P.M., on the 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.
The City Clerk shall, on or before the 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.
In City elections, the City Clerk shall notify the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners and Cass County Clerk prior to 5:00 P.M. on the 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 Aldermen 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 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.
A. 
Ward 1 shall consist of and shall be:
All that part of Section 26, Section 27, Section 28, Section 33, Section 34, and Section 35, Township 47 North, Range 31 West, Fifth Principal Meridian, City of Greenwood, Jackson County, Missouri, and all that part of Section 3, Township 46 North, Range 31 West, Fifth Principal Meridian, City of Greenwood, Jackson County, Missouri, described as:
Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Section 28; thence East, along the North line of Section 28, also along the North line of said Section 27, also along the North line of said Section 26, to the East line of the West 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 26; thence South, along said East line, also along the East line of the West 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 26, to a point on the North line of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 35, also the centerline of Missouri State Highway 150; thence East, along said North Line, to the East line of the West 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 35; thence South, along said East line, to the North line of the South 726 feet of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 35; thence West, along said North line, to the West line of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 35; thence South, along said West line, to the Northwest corner of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 35; thence East, along the North line of Southeast 1/4 of Section 35, to the East line of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 35; thence South, along said East line, to the South line of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 35; thence West, along said South line, to the East line of the Southwest 1/4 of Section 35; thence South, along said East line, to the Southeast corner of the Southwest 1/4 of Section 35; thence West, along the South line of the Southwest 1/4 of Section 35, also along the South line of said Section 34, to a point in the centerline of Airport Road, as it now exists; thence Southeasterly, along said centerline, also the Easterly line of a tract described by deed document #139366 in Book 1699 at Page 97 in the office of the Recorder of Deeds, Cass County, Missouri to a point in a line parallel with and 69 feet South of the North line of said Section 3; thence West, along said line, 958.32 feet to the Southeast corner of said tract; thence North, along the West line of said tract, 69 feet to the South line of Section 34; thence West, along said South line, to the Southwest corner of Section 34; thence North, along the East line of said Section 33, 3,980 feet to the South line of the Northeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 33; thence West, along said South line, 1,330 feet to the centerline of Allendale Lake Road; thence North, along said centerline, 269 feet to the centerline of West Huntington Drive; thence West, along said centerline to the centerline of South Huntington Drive; thence South, along said centerline, to the centerline of Allendale Drive; thence West, along said centerline to the centerline of 20th Avenue South; thence North, along said centerline to a prolongation of the North line of Lot 56, "Cheyenne Estates 2nd Plat Lots 49 thru 101", as recorded in Book 56, on Page 16, in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Jackson County, Missouri, said Lot 56 having common address 700 20th Avenue South; thence West, along said North line, to the East line of "Tract 1" as recorded in a Certificate of Survey in Book 22, Page 73, in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Jackson County, Missouri, said Tract 1 having common address 707 Doc Henry Road; thence South, along said East line, to the Southeast corner of said Tract 1; thence West, along the South line of said Tract 1, to the West line of said Section 33, also the centerline of Doc Henry Road; thence North, along said West line, also along the West line of said Section 28, to the Point of Beginning.
B. 
Ward 2 shall consist of and shall be:
All that part of Section 33, Township 47 North, Range 31 West, Fifth Principal Meridian, City of Greenwood, Jackson County, Missouri, and all that part of Section 3 and Section 4, Township 46 North, Range 31 West, Fifth Principal Meridian, City of Greenwood, Cass County, Missouri, described as:
Beginning at the Southwest corner of said Section 33; thence North, along the West line of Section 33, also the centerline of Doc Henry Road, to the South line of "Tract 1" as recorded in a Certificate of Survey in Book 22, Page 73, in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Jackson County, Missouri, said Tract 1 having common address 707 Doc Henry Road; thence East; along said South line, to the Southeast corner of said Tract 1; thence North, along the East line of said Tract 1 to the North line of Lot 56, "Cheyenne Estates 2nd Plat Lots 49 thru 101", as recorded in Book 56, on Page 16, in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Jackson County, Missouri, said Lot 56 having common address 700 20th Avenue South; thence East, along said North line and a prolongation thereof, to the centerline of 20th Avenue South; thence South, along said centerline, to the centerline of Allendale Drive; thence East, along said centerline, to the centerline of South Huntington Drive; thence North, along said centerline, to the centerline of West Huntington Drive; thence East, along said centerline, to the centerline of Allendale Lake Road; thence South, along said centerline, 269 feet to the South line of the Northeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 33; thence East, along said South line, 1,330 feet to the East line of Section 33; thence South, along said East line, to the Southeast corner of Section 33; thence East, along the South line of said Section 34, also the North line of said Section 3, to the West line of a tract described by deed document #139366 in Book 1699 at Page 97 in the office of the Recorder of Deeds, Cass County, Missouri; thence South, along said West line, 69 feet to the South line of said tract; thence East, along said South line and parallel with the North line of Section 3,958.32 feet to a point on the centerline of Airport Road, as it now exists; thence Southeasterly, along said centerline, to a point 660 feet south of the North line of Section 3; thence West, parallel with said North line, 404.35 feet to a point on the East line of Lot 2 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 3; thence South, along said East line, 312.51 feet to the Southeast corner of the North 60 acres of said Lot 2; thence West, along the South line of said North 60 acres, 2,682.63 feet to a point on the East line of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 4; thence South, along said East line, 117.68 feet to an iron pipe; thence along the Southerly line of "Allendale Lake Meadows Lots 1 through 75 and Tracts A, C, D, E and I", as recorded in Book 20 of Plats, on Page 76, in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Cass County, Missouri, and a prolongation thereof, the following four (4) courses: 1) North 84 degrees 14 minutes 08 seconds West, 1,143.90 feet; 2) North 38 degrees 45 minutes 35 seconds West, 162.96 feet; 3) North 50 degrees 10 minutes 57 seconds West, 76.20 feet; and 4) North 87 degrees 26 minutes 53 seconds West, 25.00 feet to a point on the West line of the East 1/2 of Government Lot 2 in the Northeast 1/4 of Section 4; thence North 02 degrees 33 minutes 07 seconds East, along said West line, 854.28 feet to a point on the South line of said Section 33; thence West, along said South line, to the Point of Beginning.