Three Winnemucca Council Seats Will Be On November Ballot

Packets are being readied to go out on Friday this week relative to 3 openings on the Winnemucca City Council that will be on the General Ballot. Vacancies for Seats 1, 3 and 5 will need to be filled. People interested in applying to fill these openings will need to do so ruing a very short application period from Tuesday August 30, 2016 to end of the workday on Friday, September 2, 2016.

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Winnemucca. There are five (5) Council Seats of which all officers serve four (4) year staggered terms. City Council Seats 1, 3 and 5 are up for election (in the 2016 general election) while Seats 2 and 4 are up for election along with the Mayoral seat (in the 2014 general election). Candidates run for office and are elected by the electors of the City at large. Three (3) members of the Council constitute a quorum and may conduct City business. Ordinances and Resolutions require three (3) affirmative votes to pass.

Here’s your chance to put a Democratic stamp on our community. Who’s willing to apply and run?