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NOMINATION PAPERS AVAILABLE FOR CITY COUNCIL OPENINGS STARTING ON 07/15/2024

NOMINATION PAPERS AVAILABLE FOR CITY COUNCIL OPENINGS STARTING ON 07/15/2024

Official nomination papers will be available, starting Monday, July 15, 2024, for candidates who are interested in running for the office of City Council Member for the City of Lakeport.  There are four (4) seats available, three (3) for a four-year term, and one (1) for a two- year term.  Candidates will indicate which seat they are running for (4 or 2- year term) at the time they declare their candidacy.  Interested candidates must be registered to vote and reside within the City limits of the City of Lakeport. 

  The deadline to file nomination papers for the above offices will be Thursday, August 8, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

  Each candidate must be nominated by not less than 20 nor more than 30 registered voters; therefore, it is recommended that you pick up your nomination papers well in advance of the deadline for filing to allow time to gather signatures.

  If you are interested in running for Lakeport City Council, please contact Kelly Buendia, City Clerk at (707) 263-5615, Extension 101, or Hilary Britton, Deputy City Clerk, at (707) 263-5615, Extension 102, for further information and to set up an appointment to pick up and review the nomination packet.

The election calendar with important filing dates is posted on the Election page of the City’s website, www.cityoflakeport.com.

For information on running for City Council, please see our page How to Run for City Council on our website here:  https://www.cityoflakeport.com/elections/how_to_run_for_city_council.php.

We ask that candidates call ahead for an appointment with the Clerk’s office during the nomination period.  Please be aware that regular business hours for City Hall are Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.