Spring Lake Park council filing opens July 31

The filing period for two Spring Lake Park City Council positions opens Tuesday, July 31 and will close Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Council seats currently occupied by Barbara Carlson and Bill Nash are up for election this November.

Carlson previously announced she will not conduct a re-election bid.

Her current four-year term that ends in December will mark 22 years of service as a city

Filing hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1301 81st Ave. N.E. The filing fee in Spring Lake Park is $2.

Prospective candidates should call 763-784-6491 for election information.

Candidate information packets will be available from the city clerk’s office on filing or upon request.

The council comprises the mayor and four council members, who are elected at large and serve four-year, staggered terms.

Local city elections are held each November in even-numbered years.

Council meetings are scheduled the first and third Monday of each month.

Tim Hennagir is at [email protected]