Section 15-46 Selection, qualification and term of office.

    The municipal judge shall be selected by the council, a majority vote of all members being required for his selection. Selection shall be for a term of four (4) years, and he shall serve until his successor is selected and qualified. The judge shall have been a resident of the city for at least two (2) years prior to his selection, and a duly licensed attorney of the state for at least three (3) years prior to his selection. The judge shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and no person shall serve as municipal judge after he has reached his seventy-fifth birthday. The judge shall not hold any other office in the city.

(Code 1964, § 7.010)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 479.020(6), (7).