City Administrator,
Deborah LeMoine
P.O. Box 220511
St. Louis, MO 63122
314-416-0026

CITY OF OAKLAND

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION AND CANDIDATE FILING DATES

In accordance with state law and ordinances of the City of Oakland, notice is given that a general nonpartisan election shall be held in the City of Oakland, MO, on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, for the duly qualified electors of the City to select two Aldermen, one from each ward, for two-year terms of office each and to select a Mayor for a two-year term.

Filing for said offices shall open at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 16, 2014 and remain open that day until noon during which time Declarations of Candidacy shall be received by the City Clerk at the Oak Bend Library, 842 South Holmes Avenue, Oakland, MO 63122. Thereafter, Declarations will be received by the Clerk by appointment on a first come, first served basis, until filing closes at 5:00 p.m., January 20, 2015. Appointments may be made by calling 314-416-0026 or at oaklandcityhall@sbcglobal.net. Names of candidates shall be listed on the ballot in the order in which they are filed.

Qualifications: For the Office of Alderman, persons shall be at least 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a resident of the City for 1 year preceding the election, and a resident of the ward from which elected at the time of filing. For the Office of Mayor, persons shall be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the City for one year preceding the election.

Submitted: Deborah LeMoine, City Clerk

For further information on elections for the upcoming year, voter registration or absentee ballots, please contact the St. Louis County Board of Election Commissioners at 314-615-1800 or check out the St. Louis County website at www.stlouisco.com/elections.

Polling Places:

Polling Places for the City of Oakland include the Kirkwood Early Childhood Center at 100 N. Sappington and the Webster Groves Christian Church at 1320 W. Lockwood.

 

Rules for Posting Political Signs

Oakland ordinances state than no political signs shall be erected or affixed on or to any public property or utility poles and in no event may these signs be erected or affixed by any person other than the owner or his agent on or to any property without the written consent, filed with the City Clerk, of the owner of such property.  No such sign shall be posted for over 30 days prior to the election with which the contents of such sign are concerned or to which such sign related and must, in any event, be removed within five days after the election to which such sign is related.  Such total sign area shall not exceed 16 square feet.  Non-compliance of these regulations will be monitored.


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