QUALIFYING DATES FOR 2019 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FOR POST 1 AT LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER, POST 2 AT LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER, AND MAYOR WILL BE ANNOUNCED FOLLOWING COUNCIL ACTION TO APPROVE. QUALIFYING DATES WILL BE HELD FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS FROM AUGUST 21 -- AUGUST 23 FROM 8:30-4:30 (CLOSED 1-2 FOR LUNCH) AT CITY HALL IN THE 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM AT 4484 MARIETTA STREET, POWDER SPRINGS, GA 30127. FINAL DATES TBA. QUALIFYING FEES FOR THE COUNCIL MEMBER ELECTIONS ARE $360 AND $540 FOR MAYOR.
City Council Terms & Qualifications for Office
Section 2.1 of the Charter of the City of Powder Springs states:
"Except as otherwise provided in this charter, the mayor and members of the City Council for 2 terms of 4 years and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. No person shall be eligible to serve as mayor or councilmember unless he shall have been a resident of the city for a period of 12 months immediately prior to the date of his election as the mayor or member of the City Council; and the mayor and councilmember shall continue to reside therein during his period of service and to be registered and qualified to vote in municipal elections of this city."