The qualifying period begins Monday for Alpharetta residents wishing to run for mayor or one of three City Council seats that will appear on the Nov. 5 municipal election ballot.
Qualifying papers must be filed between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, Aug. 19-21, in the Office of the City Clerk, according to a city announcement. Qualifying fees are $900 for mayor and $450 for City Council Posts 4, 5 and 6.
According to Alpharetta’s charter, to qualify for office, a person must have been a resident of the city for six months prior to the election; have turned at least 21 years old prior to the election; shall continue to live in the city during the term of office, and be registered and qualified to vote in Alpharetta municipal elections.
For information and to download a candidate qualifying packet: https://bit.ly/2yXbaO1