It's that time of
year again - Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council. The General
Election will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Two (2) Councilpersons
will be elected at large to serve three (3) year terms. Currently, those
seats are held by Councilman Jeri Holt and Councilwoman Natalie Wellman.
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.
opens at 8:00 am, Tuesday, December 11th and will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday,
January 15th. 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, except for December 21st-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. 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.
wishing to be register to vote for the upcoming election in April can do so by
filing with their County Clerk by March 6, 2019.