Potential candidates have two weeks to decide if they want to run for Alderman in the Smithville Municipal Election in June.
The qualifying deadline is 12 noon on Thursday, March 21
The three incumbent aldermen up for re-election, Gayla Hendrix, Shawn Jacobs, and Danny Washer all plan to run. All three have picked up their qualifying petitions with the election commission office and all three have returned them.
Three others, Josh Miller, Anthony Scott, and Aaron Meeks have picked up petitions. Miller and Scott have returned their petitions to the election commission office.
The election will be held on Tuesday, June 18. The terms of the three elected will begin July 1 and run through August 2016. The aldermen-elect will serve a one time- three year term. Thereafter, the terms of office for these three positions will be for four years beginning with the city election in August 2016, subject to final approval of proposed changes in the city charter.
For more information, contact the DeKalb County Election Commission Office at 597-4146