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Qualifications to run for a City Council seat include:Must be an eligible voter of the City;21 years of age; andResident of the City for at least thirty days before general election.
The primary election will be Tuesday, August 9. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The general election is Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
More information is available on our Voter Registration page How to Register to Vote
1. In years when a state general election is held, political signs may be posted from August 1 until ten (10) days following the state general election. Any such signs must be removed by those responsible for their being posted.2. In years when no state general election is held, if there is a primary for any office, political signs for all offices may be posted no more than twenty one (21) days before the primary election. When there is no primary for any office, such signs may be posted not more than twenty one (21) days before the general election. All such signs must be removed by those responsible for their being posted within five (5) days following the general election. Said political signs shall not exceed twelve (12) square feet gross area.3. Political signs shall be set back at least fifteen feet (15') from the outside edge of any street or back of curb of all city and county streets.4. Political signs shall not be placed so as to cause a hazard to public safety.5. Political signs shall not be placed on any property without permission of the property owner.6. Political signs shall not be located on any city owned property.7. Signs in violation of above provisions may be removed by city staff and stored for two (2) weeks. After two (2) weeks, unclaimed signs will be disposed of by the city. (Ord. 1165, 2-12-1996)