1197 – Bill No. 181 Appointed Collector

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE HOLDING OF AN ELECTION WITHIN AND FOR THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI, ON THE QUESTION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF A COLLECTOR AND SETTING THE TIME AT WHICH SAID ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.

Be it ordained by the Board of Alderman of the City ofRich Hillas follows:

WHEREAS, Section 79.050, Missouri Revised Statutes, provides that the Board of Alderman may provided by ordinance, after approval of a majority of the voters voting at an election at which the issue is submitted, for the appointment of Collector; and

WHEREAS, the Board deems it advisable and in the best interests of the citizens of the City ofRich Hillto appoint a Collector;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OFRICH HILLAS FOLLOWS:

Section 1  

That an election shall be and the same is hereby called and ordered to be held in the City of Rich Hill, Missouri on the 6th day of April 2003, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors of said city the following proposition:

Proposition No. 1

“Shall the Board of Alderman of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri appoint by city ordinance a person to the position of Collector to serve at the Board’s discretion as provided for in Section 79.050 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri (2003).”

Section 2  

That the Election Authority of theCountyofBates,Missouri(hereinafter, the “Election Authority”) shall conduct the election.  Not later than5:00 p.m.on the eighth Tuesday prior to the election, the City Clerk of the City is hereby directed to notify the Election Authority of the 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.

Section 3 

That notice of the special election shall be given by the Election Authority by causing legal notice thereof to be published in the manner required by applicable law (Chapter 115.127, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended).  The legal notice of the election shall include the purpose, date and time of the election, the name of the officer or agency calling the election, a sample ballot and the location of the polling place or places.

Section 4

That said election will be held at the polling places designated by the Election Authority pursuant to Section 115.115 RSMo in the city.

Section 5

That the special election shall be held and conducted and the results thereof shall canvassed in all respects in conformity with the Constitution and the laws of the State ofMissouri.  The judges of the election shall be selected and appointed by the Election Authority, in accordance with applicable law.  The returns of the election shall be certified to the City by the Bates County Election Authority.  The City Clerk and the Election Authority are hereby authorized to take all action necessary or appropriate such that the election shall be conducted in full compliance with the requirements of applicable law and particularly the Comprehensive Election Act of 1977 (Chapter 115 Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended).

Section 6

That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after it passage and approval.

Passed this 25th day of November 2003.

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Tammy Williams, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Rose Entrikin, City Clerk

Ayes: Turner, Humble, Greco, Miller

Nays: None

Notice of Election 

Notice is hereby given that an election will be held in the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, on Tuesday, the 6th day of April, 2003 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, the following proposition:

Proposition No. 1

“Shall the Board of Alderman of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri appoint by city ordinance a person to the position of Collector to serve at the Board’s discretion as provided for in Section 79.050 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri (2003).” 

YES

 

NO

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