Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Wanna Be a Councilman?

Wissmann's, Fritzler's and McDaniel's seats all come up on the ballot next April. If you want to run, petition forms are available in the City Clerk's office starting today. Now let's shake hands and have a nice clean election:

News Release - For Immediate Release
City of Carbondale, Illinois
City Clerk's Office
September 10, 2008


In April 2009, the City of Carbondale will hold an election to select three City Council Members for four-year terms. Information and petition forms will be available in the City Clerk’s Office beginning on September 16, 2008.
This election is for the seats presently held by Council Members Corene McDaniel, Chris Wissmann and Joel Fritzler. The seats of Mayor Brad Cole and City Council Members Steven Haynes, Lance Jack and Mary Pohlmann expire in 2011. All Council members are elected at-large rather than by wards.
Signed nominating petitions must be submitted to the City Clerk's Office during the statutory filing period of Monday, December 8, through Monday, December 15, 2008. If thirteen or more candidates file for the three City Council positions, a primary election will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2009. The General Election will be held on April 7, 2009.
The City Clerk's Office is located in Room 165 of City Hall, 200 S. Illinois Avenue. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone inquiries may be addressed to City Clerk Janet Vaught at 457-3280 or e-mail inquiries may be sent to jvaught@ci.carbondale.il.us.

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