Elections

LEGAL NOTICE FOR APRIL GENERAL ELECTION

LEGAL NOTICE

In compliance with RSMo Sec. 115.127 (5), notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of the City of Byrnes Mill, Jefferson County, Missouri, that the annual election of officers of the City of Byrnes Mill, Missouri, shall be held on the 2nd day of April, 2019, in conformity with RSMo Sec. 79.030. At said election, there shall be elected:

  • A Mayor of the City of Byrnes Mill for the full term of two (2) years.

79.080. Mayor, qualifications. 

No person shall be mayor unless he or she be at least twenty-five years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city at the time of and for at least one year next preceding this election.

2.   A member of the Board of Alderpersons from the First Ward for the full term of two (2) years.

3.   A member of the Board of Alderpersons from the Second Ward for the full term of two (2) years.

4.   A member of the Board of Alderpersons from the Third Ward for the full term of two (2) years.      

79.070. Alderpersons Qualifications: No person shall be an alderman unless he or she is at least twenty-one years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the city for one year next preceding his or her election, and a resident, at the time he or she files and during the time he or she serves, of the ward from which he or she is elected.

All candidates desiring their names on the official ballot in the election aforesaid are hereby notified to file their names in person with the City Clerk of Byrnes Mill, Missouri, at the City Hall, 141 Osage Executive Circle, Byrnes Mill, Missouri.  The filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, and December 12, 2018 through Monday, January 14, 2019 from 9:00 am .thru 4:30 p.m. The last day to file will be January 15, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The office of the City Clerk will not be open on Saturdays, Sundays or those days designated a holiday by the City of Byrnes Mill.

All qualified candidates are hereby notified of the statutory requirement to provide to the City Clerk, at the time of filing, proof of identity such as social security card, Missouri driver's license, or must be recognizable to the City Clerk.

Candidates must have filed the required Campaign Finance Disclosure reports, and the Financial Disclosure Statement for Political Subdivisions (Ethics) for any prior elections before they can file as a candidate for another office.

All candidates’ names shall appear in the same form in which the candidate is registered to vote except that, when certified by the candidate as a necessary means of identification, the following may be allowed:

1.  Commonly used nicknames
2.  Commonly used abbreviations
3.  Parenthetical reference to married names

Persons who, after filing their names as candidates, wish to withdraw as such candidate, must file their notice of withdrawal with the City Clerk in the City Clerk's office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

All candidates must file in person in the City Clerk’s office.  The Municipal Building will open the day filing opens at 7:45 a.m. in the morning for the public.  A line for filing may be formed in front of the City Clerk’s office at that time.

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Deborah LaVenture, City Clerk/Administrator

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