City Council Candidates Must File By Aug 16

Golden Valley residents interested in becoming City policy makers can file to run for Mayor or City Council in this year’s Nov 8 municipal election. Voters will elect one Mayor (four-year term) and two Council Members (four year terms).

All offices are non-partisan (don’t represent political parties), and candidates must meet eligibility guidelines. Candidates who are elected will take office in January 2012.

Filing Dates: Aug 2 through Aug 16, 8 am to 4:30 pm. Offices are open until 5 pm Aug 16. Candidates who will be absent from Minnesota during the filing period may arrange with Golden Valley Elections to file before departure.

Withdrawal Deadline: Aug 18 at 5 pm

Filing Location: City of Golden Valley General Services Department (second floor of City Hall), 7800 Golden Valley Rd

Fee: $5

For More Information: Interested candidates can download an information packet (City elections and requirements to run for City office), and job descriptions for Mayor and Council Member offices.

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