NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ALDERMEN AND MAYOR
Candidates in order to have their names placed on the April 5, 2016 ballot, must file with the City Clerk’s Office – 320 Benton Street – Valley Park, Missouri during regular business hours beginning Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closing Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
Filing will be for one Aldermen from either the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wards for a term of two years and the Mayor for a term of two years.
Mayor 79.080 Qualifications: 25 years old, US citizen, resident of the city at the time of and for at least one year next preceding the election.
Alderman 79.070 Qualifications: 18 years old, US citizen, an inhabitant and resident of the city for at least one year next preceding his election, and a resident, at the time he files and during the time he serves, of the ward from which he is elected.
Each candidate will be required to fill out Missouri Department of Revenue Form 5120 – Candidate’s Affidavit of Tax Payments that states the candidate is not delinquent in the filing or payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes, real property taxes on their place of residence. A failure to comply may disqualify you from the ballot. Please review 115.306, RSMo.
Further information may be obtained at City Hall or by calling 636-225-5171.