Three seats on the Snellville city council will be open for the upcoming November election.
Those seats are Posts 3, 4 and 5, which currently held by Mayor Pro Tem Tom Witts, Councilman Bobby Howard and Councilman Mike Sabbagh. All councilmen have said that they will be running for re-election. Former Mayor Pro Tem Barbara Bender also announced that she will be running for Sabbagh's seat.
The qualifying period is set for Aug. 26-30. During that time, candidates may qualify at Snellville City Hall, beginning 8:30 a.m. on that Monday and closing 4:30 p.m. on Friday (Aug. 30). They would need to file a notice of candidacy in the office of the city clerk.
Also in order to run, candidates must:
- Be Snellville residents for at least 12 months prior to the date of the November election
- Be registered voters
- Pay the qualifying fee of $120 (for a council seat)
For more details, visit the Elections page on the city of Snellville website or contact Snellville City Clerk Melisa Arnold at (770) 985-3500 or email email@example.com.
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