The candidate qualifiying period to run for Mayor or Council will be from August 14, 2018 at noon through August 21, 2018 at noon.
Candidate Qualifying packets are available now at Town Hall, 1449 Valkaria Road, Grant-Valkaria 32950. Only electors of the Town who have resided in the Town for the 2 years preceding the date of filing for candidacy shall be eligible to hold the office of Council Member or Mayor.
The Mayor's seat, as well as three Council Member seats, will be open. Candidates for Town Council run at-large. Candidates for Council Member or Mayor shall qualify for election by the filing of a written notice of candidacy with the clerk of the Town at such time and in such manner as may be prescribed by ordinance, plus payment of any fees required by general law as a qualifying fee. The candidate shall submit a qualifying statement, as prescribed by ordinance, with the signatures of at least 1 percent of the total number of electors at the last general election, and pay any required filing fee.
If you are interested in running for Mayor or Council Member, please contact the Town Clerk at 321-951-1380 before August 14, 2018 to pick up a qualifying packet.