Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 77
Third Class Cities
Section 77.260

August 28, 2014

Powers and duties of mayor and council generally.

77.260. The mayor and council of each city governed by this chapter shall have the care, management and control of the city and its finances, and shall have power to enact and ordain any and all ordinances not repugnant to the constitution and laws of this state, and such as they shall deem expedient for the good government of the city, the preservation of peace and good order, the benefit of trade and commerce, and the health of the inhabitants thereof, and such other ordinances, rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary to carry such powers into effect, and to alter, modify or repeal the same.

(RSMo 1939 § 6949)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 6803; 1919 § 8290; 1909 § 9227


Assessment, special tax bills for sprinkling and cleaning streets, 88.640, 88.811

County roads, adjoining corporate limits, benefits how assessed, 88.647

License taxes, authorized, on what, 94.110

Policemen, appointment and removal, 85.541, 85.551

Street lighting, council may provide, approval of electorate, 88.613 to 88.630

Taxation, 94.010 to 94.180

Water, council may contract for service, 88.633

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