NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given of a Public Hearing before the Board of Alderman of the City of Fayette, Missouri. The Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 117 S Main Street, Fayette, Missouri to give citizens and interested parties an opportunity to be heard in relation to the following:

Hearing #1

Pursuant to Section 89.050, RSMo., a public hearing will be held before the Board of Aldermen, City of Fayette, at 117 South Main Street, Fayette MO, 65248 on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 6:00 p.m., to consider adoption of the new code of ordinances, made in conformance with State Statute and to update the previous code of ordinance book.

Hearing #2

The Public Hearing #2 will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, following Hearing #1.

Upon recommendation of the Historic Preservation Commission and the Planning & Zoning Commission, the Board of Alderman, City of Fayette will hold a public hearing to take public comment on the adoption of a local historic district in the downtown Fayette commercial district. Adoption would create an overlay “H” District over the existing parts of the B-1 District that is included in the National Register of Historic Places, designated as the Fayette Courthouse Square Historic District.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Fayette hereby calls a regular election to be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, to fill the following positions for a two-year term:

Mayor                                                (2-year term)

Section 115.030  Mayor – Qualifications:
No person shall be Mayor of the City unless he/she be at least twenty-five (25) years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the City of Fayette at the time of and for at least one (1) year next preceding his/her election

Alderman – East Ward                    (2-year term)
Alderman – Southwest Ward          (2-year term)
Alderman – Northwest Ward          (2-year term)

Section 115.010  Aldermen – Qualifications:
No person shall be an Alderman unless he/she be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the City for one (1) year preceding his/her election, and a resident, at the time he/she files and during the time he/she serves, of the ward from which he/she is elected.

Filing begins at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2023.  Filing deadlines for candidates will be 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 26, 2023.  Candidates may file at City Hall, City Clerk’s Office, 117 S. Main St., Fayette, MO.

       CITY OF FAYETTE, MISSOURI

       Judith Thompson

       City Clerk