News Release 14/20

December 15, 2020

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Candidate Filing Open for Marceline City Council


Marceline, MO - It's that time of year again - Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council.  The General Election will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.  Two (2) Councilpersons will be elected at large to serve three (3) year terms each.  Currently, the seats are held by Councilwoman Sallie Buck and Councilman Tyson Brammer.  Members of the Marceline City Council serve their community by setting policies for the City of Marceline, approving the operating budget each fiscal year, and ensuring the best interests of the City as whole are met.  City of Marceline residents who desire to be a part of Marceline's bright future are encouraged to file as a candidate for the City Council.


Candidate filing opens at 8:00 am, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 and will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  Those wishing to file can do so in person with the City Clerk at Marceline City Hall between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm between those dates, excluding December 23rd - 25th, January 1st, and weekends during the filing period.  If the City Clerk is out of the office the City Manager will accept the forms on behalf of the City Clerk.  In the event City Hall is closed to the public due to COVID-19 precautions / restrictions, appointments can be made with the City Clerk by calling (660) 376-3528 or via email at


Candidates are required to file an affidavit with the Department of Revenue regarding payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes, real property taxes on place of residence, as stated on the declaration of candidacy, or if the person is a past or present corporate officer of any fee office that owes any taxes to the state per RSMo 115.306.  This is in addition to the "Declaration of Candidacy" form and Personal Financial Disclosure form (if required).  Those filing are to be a resident of the City of Marceline for at least one year at the time of the election and a registered voter.      


Individuals wishing to be register to vote for the upcoming election in April can do so by filing with their County Clerk by March 10, 2021.


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Media contact information:

Richard Hoon

City Manager

Phone:  (660) 376-3528