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 through August 23 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed from 1 to 2 pm for lunch) at: City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room 4484 Marietta Street Powder Springs, GA 30127
Note: Final dates are to be announced. 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."