The City of Madras will be accepting petitions for the office of Mayor and three (3) Council positions beginning June 1, 2016. A qualified candidate must be at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, and a resident of the City of Madras for a minimum of one year prior to the date of election. These are volunteer positions and the hours involved can be long and demanding. The payoff is being able to make a difference in this community today and far into the future.
The election will be held in Jefferson County, Oregon, at the November 8, 2016 General Election.
? If you are an individual with a deep commitment to the betterment of Madras for all citizens, this may be for you.
? If you disagree with the statement, ABut that’s the way we have always done it,@ then you are in the right frame of mind.
? If you are a person who listens, likes to get informed and involved in order to find the best solution to challenging issues, you need to consider serving on the Council.
? If you are looking forward to the future growth of the City of Madras as an exciting time and want Madras to be ready, please apply.
? If you feel your input can make a difference, Madras needs you.
“Prospective Petitions” may be picked up at the Madras City Hall between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning June 1, 2016, and must be returned to the City Elections Official for review and written approval prior to circulation of signature sheets.
ACompleted Petitions@ must be submitted (by the candidate) to Karen J. Coleman, City Recorder/Elections Official, at the Madras City Hall located at 125 S.W. “E” Street, by no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2016.
For further information and/or to receive a candidate packet, contact the City Recorder/Elections Official, at the above address or call (541) 325-0302.
Publish: June 1, 8, 2016