The signatures to the nomination petition need not all be appended to one paper, but to each separate paper there shall be attached an affidavit of the circulator thereof stating the number of signers of such paper and that each signature appended thereto was made in their presence and is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be. With each signature shall be stated the place of residence of the signer, giving the street and number or other description sufficient to identify the same. The form of the nomination petition shall be determined by the council substantially as follows:
   “We, the undersigned electors of the city of ____________________________, hereby nominate John Doe, whose residence is _______________________________________________, for the office of ______________________________________, to be voted for at the election to be held on ____ day of _________________, 20______; and we individually certify that we are qualified electors and that we have not signed more nomination petitions of candidates for this office than there are persons to be elected thereto.
            Name                              Street and Number
___________________________________________            ___________________________________________
___________________________________________            ___________________________________________

___________________________________________, being duly sworn, deposes and says that they are the circulator of the foregoing petition paper containing _____________ signatures, and of the signatures appended thereto were made in their presence and are the signatures of the persons whose names they purport to be.
“Subscribed and sworn to before me this _____________ day of _____________ , 20___.
This petition, if found insufficient by the city clerk, shall be returned to                                                           , at No.                                                           ,                                                           Street.
   “I hereby indicate my willingness to accept the office of                                                           if duly elected thereto.”
(Ord. 556, passed 6-27-2016)