From the Desk of Casey Crews, City Clerk
The City of Rich Hill wishes to announce that they will receive candidate filings for the following offices for the April 6, 2021 municipal election:
Alderman North Ward-2 year term
Alderman South Ward-2 year term
Mayor-2 year term
Candidates may file at City Hall beginning December 15, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and closing date for filing will be January 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Qualifications for Alderman are in State Statute #79.070 as follows: No person shall be an alderman unless he be at least twenty-one years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the city for one year next preceding his election, and a resident of the ward from which he is elected.
Qualifications for Mayor are in State Statute #79.080 as follows: No person shall be Mayor unless he be at least twenty-five years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city at the time of and for at least one year next preceding his election.
No person shall be elected to any office who shall at the time be in arrears for any unpaid city taxes, or forfeiture or defalcation in office. All officers shall be residents of the city.