Section 103-015 Ord. 17136; Calling a Special Election on April 2, 2002 RE: Elect Council Members for Wards 1 and 5

Ordinance No.            17136              Council Bill No.          B 409-01             


calling the General Municipal Election for 2002 to be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, to elect council members for wards 1 and 5 for the City of Columbia; directing notification of the election authority; describing the form of ballot, and the form of notice of election; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.


    SECTION 1.  Pursuant to the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, the general municipal election is hereby ordered to be held in wards 1 and 5 of the City of Columbia, Missouri, on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, for the voters of each of those wards to elect a council member.

    SECTION 2.  The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to notify the Clerk of the County Commission of Boone County, Missouri, of the adoption of this ordinance no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 22, 2002, and to include in the notification all of the terms and provisions required by Chapter 115, RSMo. 1994, as amended.

    SECTION 3.  The form of the Notice of Election shall be substantially as set forth in "Exhibit A" attached hereto and made a part hereof as fully as if set forth herein verbatim. The City Clerk is directed to complete the Notice of Election by inserting the names of the candidates for each office in the order of the date their nominating petitions, sufficiently signed and attested, were filed with the Clerk.

    SECTION 4.  The election shall be held and conducted, and the results thereof canvassed and returned, in all respects in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri.

    SECTION 5.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 7th day of January, 2002.