City elections are held every May. In odd numbered years, Places 2, 4, and 6 and the Mayor positions are up for election. In even numbered years, Places 1, 3 and 5 positions are up for election. The City Charter, Article V (PDF) sets out the provisions for filing for office.
The first day to file the Application for a Place on the Ballot is Wednesday, January 16, 2019. All Applications must be an original, signed and notarized copy and filed in person with the City Secretary. We cannot accept an Application by email. The last day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot is 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2019.