☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 77

< > Effective - 10 Apr 1985, see footnote    bottom

  77.040.  Election of officers — option to appoint certain officers — terms. — A general election for the elective officers of each city of the third class shall be held after the organization of the city under the provisions of this chapter and on municipal election days every two years thereafter, the city council may by ordinance provide for the nomination of officers by primary election; and provided, that all certificates of nomination and petitions therefor shall be filed with the city clerk and not with any other officer.  Any city organizing under the provisions of this chapter may elect a mayor and may elect or provide for the appointment of such other officers as may be necessary to carry this chapter into effect, who shall hold office until their successors are elected or appointed and qualified; provided, that the assessor shall hold office until the first day of September and until his successor is elected or appointed and qualified, and the term of office of the assessor in such cities shall commence on the first day of September after the election at which he is elected or at such time as the city shall set the beginning of his appointive term, if appointed.


(RSMo 1939 § 6867, A.L. 1945 p. 1302, A.L. 1963 p. 129, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971, A.L. 1985 H.B. 817)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 6721; 1919 § 8208; 1909 § 9145

Effective 4-10-85

---- end of effective  10 Apr 1985 ----

use this link to bookmark section  77.040

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House