If you've been having issues with decisions made by our City Council or if you think you'd be better at representing the Dixon community, you could officially take out papers for public office this Monday for the upcoming General Election.
There are four positions open:
Mayor of the City of Dixon (Full Term of Four Years)
Two Members of the City Council (Full Term of Four Years)
City Treasurer (Full Term of Four Years)
Official nomination documents and information for eligible candidates desiring to file for the offices listed will be available at Dixon City Hall, City Clerk’s Office, 600 East “A” Street, Dixon, California. Candidates must be a registered voter within the City of Dixon.
Official paperwork includes collecting a minimum number of 20 registered voters saying you will make a viable candidate and an approximate $400 filing fee.
The official Nomination Period ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2012. If nomination papers for an incumbent are not filed by the last date of the filing period, the deadline for nominations for that incumbent’s office is extended to 5 pm on August 15, 2012. Once filed, a candidate may withdraw his or her nomination paper until the filing deadline of 5 pm on August 13, 2012 (or 5 pm on August 16, 2012 if the deadline is extended.)
A General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Dixon, California, on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 in which the polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm.