Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Filing begins Dec. 13 for 2012 Rolla Municipal Election

Filing for the City of Rolla’s 2012 General Municipal Election, which will be held on April 3, 2012, begins on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 at 8 a.m.
The positions open for election this year include: one Council Representative for all six wards (two-year term), Municipal Judge (two-year term), and City Attorney (Prosecuting Attorney), which is also a two-year term.
Persons wishing to file their candidacy for any of the above-listed positions may do so between 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 and 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in the Rolla City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (901 North Elm Street). Municipal candidates are not charged a filing fee.
City Council seats must be filled by candidates with the following qualifications; at least 21 years of age prior to taking office, a citizen of the United States, an inhabitant of the city for one year, and a resident of the ward which he/she is elected for six months at the time of his/her election.
The Municipal Judge's office must be filled by a candidate with the following qualifications: a licensed attorney qualified to practice law within the state of Missouri, a resident of the city of Rolla and between the ages of 21 and 68 years.
The City Attorney’s office must be filled by a candidate with the following qualifications: a person licensed to practice law in the state of Missouri and a resident of the city.
For more information, please contact Carol Daniels, City Clerk, at (573) 426-6942 or at cdaniels@rollacity.org.

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