Candidates For City Council Must File Between July 28 And Aug 11

Starting July 28, Golden Valley residents interested in becoming City policy makers can file to run for Mayor or City Council in this year’s Nov 3 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 2016.

Filing Dates: July 28 through Aug 11, 8 am to 4:30 pm. Offices are open until 5 pm Aug 11. Candidates who will be absent from Minnesota during the filing period may arrange with Golden Valley Elections to file before departure.

Withdrawal Deadline: Aug 13 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.

Questions? Contact the City Clerk at 763-593-8012.

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