Town elections will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 4:00-7:00 PM. Any Town resident registered to vote in Montgomery County is qualified. Any qualified voter who has lived in Town for two years immediately preceding the election is eligible to run for a one-year term as Mayor. Any qualified voter who has lived in Town for at least one year immediately preceding the election is eligible to run for Town Council.
This year there are four Council seats open: two three-year terms, one two-year term and one one-year term.
Nominations must be submitted in writing to the Chair, Meredith Horan, at PO Box 337, 127 Maple Ave., on or before Monday, April 9. Nominations require signature by two residents as nominators as well as acceptance by the nominee. Council nominations must be to a specific term length.
The nominees so far: John Compton, Mayor; Joli McCathran, Mayor; Charlie Challstrom, Council, three-year term; Marida Hines, Council, three-year term; Joan Mahaffey, Council, three-year term; Robert Gilmore, Council, two-year term; Darrell Anderson, Council, one-year term; Joseph Craig English, Council, one-year term.