Want to Serve on the Seminole Council? Now’s Your Chance
Two seat on the Seminole City Council are up for grabs in the Nov. 6 general election.
SEMINOLE – Qualifying opens 9 a.m. Tuesday (July 31) to run for a seat on the Seminole City Council.
Two seats – currently held by Chris Burke and Trish Springer – will be up for grabs in the Nov. 6 general election.
To qualify, a candidate must have been a registered voter and lived in the city of Seminole for at least one year before qualifying. Candidates must also file 40 petition cards signed by registered Seminole voters, pay a $15 fee and an $82 state election assessment fee; or a candidate can pay a qualifying fee of $100 and the state assessment fee of $82. The cards and/or fees must be turned in to the city by the end of qualifying, which is 4 p.m. Aug. 13.
Seminole has a council -manager form of government in which a professional city manager oversees the daily activities of the city while a seven-member council (a mayor and six council members) are responsible for setting policy, hiring the city manager and city attorney, and passing a budget. Council members serve three-year terms and are paid $8,200 a year.
The election is non-partisan, at-large. The two top votegetters will take office.
For information about Seminole, go to myseminole.com.
For information about Seminole’s election, go to myseminole.com/election or contact City Clerk Patty Beliveau at (727) 391-0204, ext. 102, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. To pick up an election packet, drop by Seminole City Hall, 9199 113th St.
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