Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 79
Fourth Class Cities
Section 79.110

August 28, 2014

Mayor and board--duties.

79.110. The mayor and board of aldermen 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 § 7168)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7018; 1919 § 8469; 1909 § 9371


Licenses, certain businesses and occupations subject to tax and regulation, 94.230, 94.270

Public utilities, certain cities may own and operate, 91.450

Taxing powers--may provide for public works, 88.670, 94.200

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