Section 105-038; Ord. 17969; Calling the Municipal Election for 2004 to be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2004, to elect Council Member-at-large (Mayor) and Council Members for Wards 3 and 4 for the City of Columbia


Ordinance No.           17969                           Council Bill No.          B 17-04         


AN ORDINANCE

calling the Municipal Election for 2004 to be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2004, to elect Council Member-at-large (Mayor) and Council Members for Wards 3 and 4 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.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    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 the City of Columbia, Missouri, on Tuesday, April 6, 2004, to elect the following municipal officers:

        Council Member-at-large (Mayor)
        Council Member, Third Ward
        Council Member, Fourth Ward

    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 27, 2004, and to include in the notification all of the terms and provisions required by Chapter 115, RSMo.

    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 20th day of January, 2004.