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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Candidate filing begins Dec. 17 for Rolla city offices

  • Several city offices, including mayor, will be open for election April 8, 2014. Filing for those offices begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, according to an announcement from City Clerk Carol Daniels.
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  • Several city offices, including mayor, will be open for election April 8, 2014.
    Filing for those offices begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, according to an announcement from City Clerk Carol Daniels.
    Available are a four-year term for mayor, a two-year term for municipal judge, a two-year term for city (prosecuting) attorney and six two-year terms for council member, one in each of the ward.
    Also open are two one-year unexpired terms in Wards One and Six.
    City residents who wish to declare their candidacy for any of the positions have from Dec. 17 until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. There is no filing fee.
    All filing is done in the clerk’s office at Rolla City Hall, 901 N. Elm St.
    Here’s a summary of the qualifications:
    Mayor: Must be at least 30 years old, U.S. citizen, resident of the city for two years and at the time of election.
    Council member: Minimum age of 21 years before taking office, U.S. citizen, resident of Rolla for one year and a resident of the ward for six months before the election.
    City attorney: Must be licensed to practice law in Missouri and a resident of the city.
    Municipal judge: Must be 21-68 years of age, a licensed attorney in Missouri, a Rolla resident.
    For more information, contact City Clerk Carol Daniels at 573-426-6942 or at cdaniels@rollacity.org.
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