Thursday, August 6, 2009

City of Dunwoody Prepares to Elect New City Council Members

Public Notice

The City of Dunwoody will hold a General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 to elect three (3) members of City Council. The Council posts to be filled are Post 1, Post 2, and Post 3.

The qualifying period opens on Monday, August 31, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. and closes on Friday, September 4, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. The hours of qualifying each day are 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Any person desiring to run for office shall qualify in the office of the City Clerk by filing a Notice of Candidacy. The qualifying fee for a Council post is $360.00 (three hundred sixty dollars.)

The qualifications to run for office include: candidate must be a resident of the City of Dunwoody for a continuous period of at least 12 months immediately prior to the date of the election; candidate must continue to reside in the City of Dunwoody during their period of service; candidate must continue to be registered and qualified to vote in the municipal elections of the City of Dunwoody. In addition, no person will be eligible to serve as a council member representing a council district unless that person has been a resident of the district they seek to represent for a continuous period of at least six months immediately prior to the date of the election and continues to reside in their district during their period of service.

The last day for voter registration in the 2009 Municipal General Election and, if necessary, Runoff Election, is Monday, October 5, 2009. Registration forms are available at Dunwoody City Hall, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 250, Dunwoody, Georgia 30346, through the Chief Registrar of DeKalb County, Georgia or through the Georgia Secretary of State website:

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