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Posted on: August 8, 2017

City Seeks Steamboat Springs City Council Candidates

The City of Steamboat Springs today released the nominating petition for candidates seeking to run for Steamboat Springs City Council.  There are four city council positions open that will be voted upon during the regular election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  These include: 

One – District I Expires November 2021
One – District II Expires November 2021
One – District III Expires November 2021
One – At-Large Expires November 2019

Eligible candidates must be 18 years of age or older on the day of the election. They must have resided in the municipality for a period of at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election, and must be a resident of the district that they will represent at the time the nomination petition is filed. The at-large candidate can reside anywhere within the city limits.  

Applicants must fill out a candidate affidavit and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 registered electors within their district.  The at-large petition may be signed by at least 25 registered electors from the entire city. Paperwork must be turned into City Hall on or before 5:30pm on August 28, 2017.

City Council meetings for the City of Steamboat Springs are on the first three Tuesdays of every month, beginning at approximately 5:00 p.m.  Meetings are held in Citizens’ Meeting Room located in Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street.

Current compensation for City Council members is $842.23 per month, President Pro-Tem receives $982.93 per month and the City Council President receives $1,121.68 per month.  The City Council President and President Pro-Tem are elected from the duly elected Council members at the Council’s organizational meeting on November 14, 2017.

The Steamboat Springs Election District Map, Candidate Information and Affidavit can be found on the city’s website at www.steamboatsprings.net/election

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Contact:
Julie Franklin, City Clerk, 970-871-8248, jfranklin@steamboatsprings.net 
Sabrina James, Deputy City Clerk, 970-871-8252, sjames@steamboatsprings.net

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