City Clerk


Upcoming Election Dates

May 4, 2021 Special Election
August 3, 2021 Primary Election - There is no City Primary.  There will be a School Bond Proposal
November 2, 2021 General Election

City Election

The City of St. Louis has the Mayor and two Council positions up for election on the City Council for the November 2, 2021 election.
Mayor  - Open Seat.
The following are Candidates for Council:
Tom Reed - running for Mayor.
George Kubin - running for re-election as Council Member.
Donald Dean - Council Member.
Liz Upton - Council Member 
Call Mari Anne Ryder at 681-2137 or email for more information.
Mari Anne Ryder, City Clerk, is appointed by the City Council and reports to the City Manager.
Mari Anne's duties include serving as Clerk for the City Council, assisting the City Manager and other City Department Heads, attending all meetings of the City Council, keeping a permanent journal of its proceedings and keeping a record of all ordinances, resolution and regulations of the City Council.  
Mari Anne also administers all Elections and performs numerous other duties as required by State and local laws. 

City of St. Louis Code of Ordinances

To view the City of St. Louis Code of Ordinances click the link below.

Zoning Ordinance

CLICK HERE to view the Zoning Ordinance.
CLICK HERE to view the Zoning Map.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

CLICK HERE to view the City of St. Louis FOIA Policy.

Election Information

The next Election will be held May 4, 2021.  Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. any person in line at 8:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.  The doors will be open until the Precinct is balanced.

Voter Information

The City of St. Louis consists of one Precinct.  The Voting Poll is located at the St. Louis City Hall Community Center 300 North Mill Street.  The Poll is open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
The last day to register for the May 4, 2021 Election other than in person with the City Clerk with proof of residency is April 19, 2021.

Absent Voter Information


If you would like to be placed on the permanent absent voter list, please contact the City Clerk. Absent Ballots are not sent automatically; however, members on the permanent absent voter list will be sent an application for a ballot that must be returned prior to each election you wish to participate in.

For those not on the permanent list, Absent Ballot Applications are usually made available 6 weeks prior to an election.
On Saturday, May 1, 2021 the City Clerk's Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accept absent ballot applications for voters applying or returning ballots that day.
On Monday, May 3, 2021 voters may vote a ballot in the City Clerk's Office if they are unable to make it physically to the poll on Tuesday's Election Day.

Contact Information

Mari Anne Ryder
300 North Mill Street
St. Louis, MI 48880
(989) 681-2137 ext. 2
fax:  (989) 681-3842
Election Remiders/Tab Renewals
VoterInformation Center
Michigan Department of State
Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks
International Institute of Michigan Clerks
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