For more information, please contact Airport Director Tim Wright at 428-2423.
Decatur City Council Petitions Available August 26
Petitions for persons interested in running for Mayor of the City of Decatur or one of the three seats on Decatur City Council will be available beginning Tuesday, August 26.
The petitions will be available beginning at 8 a.m. in the office of the City Clerk, located on the 2nd floor of the Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza. They will also be available online on the city’s web site at www.decaturil.gov.
The positions of Mayor and three four-year council terms will be up for election April 7, 2015. Petitions must contain the signatures of 71 registered voters. Candidates must also file a Statement of Economic Interest with the Macon County Clerk and must submit the receipt from that filing to the City Clerk when petitions are filed. Candidate’s names will be placed on the ballot in order of time of filing.
Council candidates must be a citizen of the United States, registered voter, age 18 or older and must reside within the city limits for one year preceding the election. Nominating petitions may be filed in the office of the City Clerk beginning at 8:00 a.m. Monday, November 17 through 5:00 p.m. November 24, 2014.
A primary election will be held if 13 (thirteen) petitions are filed for the council seats and/or 5 (five) petitions are filed for the Mayoral seat. Contact Linda M. Swartz at 424-2708 for more information.