When and where do I apply to be an eligible candidate for an elected office?
A candidate must qualify during the advertised three day qualification period during the last week of August of the election year at City Hall. The qualification fee for Mayor are $540 and $360 for City Council Member.

Except as otherwise provided in this charter, the mayor and members of the city council shall serve for terms of four (4) years and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. No person shall be eligible to serve as mayor or councilmember unless he or she shall have been a resident of the city for a period of twelve (12) months immediately prior to the date of his or her qualifying for the office of mayor or member of the city council; and the mayor or councilmember shall continue to reside therein during his or her period of service and to be registered and qualified to vote in municipal elections of this city. Directions to City Hall

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1. How do I qualify to run for elected office?
2. What years do the municipal elections take place?
3. When and where do I apply to be an eligible candidate for an elected office?
4. Is there a cost to qualify for elected office?