Several city offices will be up for grabs Nov. 5. And qualifying for those posts is being held this week.
Here’s a look at what’s happening:
The city of Colbert will hold qualifying at city hall for mayor and council beginning Monday, Aug. 26, at 8:30 a.m. and ending Friday, Aug. 30, at 1 p.m. Qualifying fees are $111.18 for mayor and $47.55 for council seats.
Three seats will be up for grabs: the mayor’s post and council seats for districts one and four. Those posts are currently held by Jody Blackmon, Jimmy Yarbrough and Laquita Bridges. The next mayor’s term will end Dec. 31, 2015, while the council terms will be up Dec. 31, 2017.
Candidates for public office must be at least 18, a resident of the city and registered to vote in the district for which they qualify. Qualifying will be held at city hall Aug. 26-30 during normal business hours: 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. The qualifying fee for mayor is $60 and $45 for council seats.
Three seats will be up for grabs in Danielsville in November: the mayor’s post held by Michael Todd Higdon, council seat one held by William Tim Stamps and council seat two held by Jamie Spurlin. Qualifying will be held at city hall Aug. 26-30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The qualifying fee for mayor is $82.19 and $59.23 for council seats.
The city of Hull will hold elections for two seats in November: the mayor’s post currently held by Paul Elkins and the council seat currently held by Paige Phillips. Both offices are four-year terms. Qualifying will be held at city hall between 9 and 10 a.m., Aug. 26; between 6 and 7 p.m., Aug. 27; and between 5 and 6 p.m., Aug. 28. The qualifying fee for mayor is $37.50 and $19.50 for council seats.