NORTH LIBERTY— Current terms for North Liberty Councilors Gerry Kuhl and James Wozniak, as well as Mayor Tom Salm, will end Dec. 31, 2009. Therefore, elections will be held this Nov. 3 to fill vacancies for the two city councilors and mayor. Voters cast their vote for all council positions on the ballot, as the positions are at-large and non-partisan. Both councilors and mayor are elected for four-year terms. Those interested in running for office should file a petition with the city clerk. In order to qualify for candidacy, elected officers of the city must be residents of North Liberty. Additionally, members of the council must be eligible voters per state code.
Petitions for candidates are now available at City Hall and the web site at www.northlibertyiowa.org . A petition with at least 25 signatures of eligible voters is required to be filed with the city clerk between Aug. 24 and Sept. 17. Petitions are also available on the Secretary of State’s web site, www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/electioninfo/cityelections.html . All candidates submitting a petition are on the ballot.
The city council meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m., with the possibility of a work session on the third Tuesday. Duration of meetings vary from one to three hours depending on the amount of business. Other special meetings are called as needed.
For more information, please contact City Hall at 319-626-5700.