Welcome to the City of Ladue Administration Department Website
City Hall Temporary Hours
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Administration Department works directly with the Mayor and City Council and is responsible for general oversight, administration and management of the City on a day-to-day basis and implementation of policy adopted by the City Council, including the annual operating budget and capital projects.
This department includes the divisions of Human Resources, Public Relations, Information Technology (technology support) and City Prosecutor’s Office and maintains the accuracy and security of all official City records, prepares and distributes City ordinances and resolutions, meeting notices, agendas and minutes, files official notices and responds to records requests.
This department is responsible for technology support, personnel administration and contract oversight. Business licenses, liquor licenses, solicitor permits, and archery deer hunting registrations are processed through the Administration Department.
In addition the City Clerk accepts filing for candidacy in municipal elections, administers the oath of office to public officials and certain employees, and is the Custodian of Records and Seal of the City.
In accordance with the Revised Statutes of Missouri and ordinances of the City of Ladue, notice is given that a General Municipal Election shall be held in the City of Ladue, St. Louis County, Missouri, on Tuesday April 6, 2021. At said election, there shall be elected one Mayor and one Council Member each from Wards One, Two and Three of the City for two-year terms; and other such matters as may be lawfully placed upon the ballot shall be voted upon.
Qualifications for Office of Mayor (RSMo Section 79.080
79.080 No person shall be Mayor unless he is at least twenty-five years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city at the time of and for at least one year next preceding his election; and such other qualifications as prescribed by law.
Qualifications for Office of Alderman (Council Member) (RSMo Section 79.070)
79.070. No person shall be an alderman unless he or she is at least eighteen years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the city for one year next preceding his or her election, and a resident, at the time he or she files and during the time he or she serves, of the ward from which he or she is elected; and such other qualifications as prescribed by law.
Filing for office as Alderman (Council Member) opens at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Each person filing for election as Mayor or Council Member must file a Declaration of Candidacy and such other forms as prescribed by law. Declaration of Candidacy forms may be filed from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on the final day of filing (January 19, 2021) which forms may be filed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., (excluding holidays and such other times when City Hall is officially closed) with the City Clerk or her designee at Ladue City Hall, 9345 Clayton Road.
Declarations of candidacy may be withdrawn only prior to five (5:00) p.m. on Tuesday January 19, 2021, unless otherwise ordered by the Board of Election Commissioners or a court of competent jurisdiction. (115.125 RSMO.)
The Request for Access to Public Records Form is provided pursuant to the City of Ladue's Open Meetings and Records Policy. Completion of the Form will expedite the City's response to your request for access to public records under 610.023 R.S. Mo. Please submit the Form to the Custodian of Records at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9345 Clayton Road, Ladue, Mo. 63124.
Laura Rider, Assistant to the Mayor / City Clerk, email@example.com
Sam Zes, Finance Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Shelly Benson, email@example.com
Lori Wrobel, Administrative Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org