Thinking about running for City Council? Info packets now available at City Hall

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Candidate packets for the San Angelo City Council are now available for the May 6 elections online at cosatx.us or at City Hall, 72 W. College Ave.

Positions up for election May 6 are San Angelo Mayor and Single Member District seats 2, 4 and 6. SMD 2 is currently represented by Marty Self; SMD 4 by Lucy Gonzales; and SMD 6 is represented by Charlotte Farmer. Winners will serve a four-year term.

The filing period for candidates will begin Jan. 18 and continue through Feb. 17. Packets can be downloaded at cosatx.us/May2017. Physical copies can be picked up from the City Clerk’s Office, Room 210, on the second floor of City Hall from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Once the filing period begins, candidates will file necessary paperwork with the City Clerk’s office.

Packets for candidates include applications, information and forms about the process. A map of districts can be obtained at cosatx.us/maps.

To be eligible to vote on May 6, San Angelo residents have to be registered by April 7.

For more information about the May 6  election process, contact City Clerk Bryan Kendrick at 325-657-4405 or email bryan.kendrick@cosatx.us.