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Council, mayoral seat filing now open

by | Jan 4, 2018 | Latest

Election filings for seats city council and for mayor are open and packets are available for pick up.

Packets and applications for a place on the ballot may be picked up at city hall between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through Feb. 17. Packets cannot be turned in until Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Places up on council for the election are Place 2, currently held by Donny Mason and Place 4, currently held by Mike Hurst along with the mayoral seat currently held by Mayor Diane Piwko.

City council candidates must have lived in Farmersville for 6 months, be 18 years of age and currently reside inside the city limits.

The election will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 5.

Early voting will begin April 23 and continue through May 1.

City council meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

For more information about the election filings for the city call 972-782-6151.

School board elections will not be held until May 2019 since they occur every
other year.

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]

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