QUALIFYING DATES FOR 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FOR WARD1, WARD 2 AND WARD 3 COUNCIL MEMBERS WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 23-25 FROM 8-5 (CLOSED 1-2 FOR LUNCH) AT CITY HALL IN THE 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM AT 4484 MARIETTA STREET, POWDER SPRINGS, GA 30127. QUALIFYING FEES FOR THE COUNCIL MEMBER WARD ELECTIONS ARE $360.
City Council Terms & Qualifications for Office
Section 2.1 of the Charter of the City of Powder Springs states:
"Except as otherwise provided in this charter, the mayor and members of the City Council for 2 terms of 4 years and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. No person shall be eligible to serve as mayor or councilmember unless he shall have been a resident of the city for a period of 12 months immediately prior to the date of his election as the mayor or member of the City Council; and the mayor and councilmember shall continue to reside therein during his period of service and to be registered and qualified to vote in municipal elections of this city."