1163 – Bill No. 143 Wards

 

Bill No. 143                                        Ordinance No 1163

AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING A NORTH AND SOUTH WARD OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI; AND NUMBERS OF ALDERMAN EACH WARD SHALL HAVE, TERM OF OFFICE AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALDERMEN.

Be it ordained by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri that:

Section 1:  Division of Wards

The City of Rich Hill shall be divided into two wards, to be known and designated as the North and the other as the South Ward.

Section 2: Area of each ward

The southward shall include all that portion of the City laying south of Park Avenue, and the northward all that portion of the City lying North of Park Avenue. Each ward shall be entitled to two members of the Board of Alderman.

Section 3:  Number of Aldermen for each ward.

Each ward shall be entitled to two members of the Board of Alderman. Each member of the Board of Alderman shall at the time of his election, and during his term of office, be a resident of the ward for which he is elected.

Section 4: Election of Aldermen

Each Alderman will be elected for a period of two years.

Section 5:  Qualifications for Aldermen

  1. Must be 21 years of age
  2. Citizens of the United States
  3. Inhabitant and residents 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 and a resident of the ward he or she is elected

This ordinance shall be in force from and after its passage and approval, as provided by law.

Read two times and passed this 11th day of February 2003.

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Robert Cope, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Rose Entrikin, City Clerk

Ayes: Lees, Humble, Greco and Miller

Nays: None

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