NOTICE OF CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE

The Gooding City Council meets regularly on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Gooding Municipal Building, 308 5th Ave West, Gooding, Idaho.

The Gooding Mayor, City Council and Staff welcome you to attend their meetings. We appreciate and encourage public participation. However, the formality of procedures varies with the purpose and subject of the agenda item; therefore, the Mayor may exercise discretion in deciding when to allow public comment during the course of the proceedings and limitations may be placed on the time allowed for comments.

Citizens wishing to address the Mayor and Council may call the City Clerk 208 934-5669 and ask to be placed on the agenda. Any person requiring special assistance should call five days prior to the meeting so that arrangements may be made.

NOTICE OF CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE

CITY OF GOODING, ID

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:  That the general election to be held in and for the City of Gooding, Idaho, will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.  The election is held for the purpose of electing the following offices for the specified terms:  Mayor for a term of four (4) years and two (2) council members for a term of four (4) years.

Candidates for city elected office are required to file a Declaration of Candidacy specifying the office sought and affirming that the individual is a qualified city elector, meaning:  at least 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, the candidate’s primary residence must be within the city, the address of the candidate’s voter registration must match the residence address provided on the candidate’s declaration, and the candidate must have resided in the city for at least 30 days prior to submitting their declaration.

The Declaration of Candidacy must be accompanied by:  (1) a nonrefundable filing fee of $40 or (2) a Petition of Candidacy signed by at least five (5) qualified city electors with the signatures verified by the county clerk’s office.

The deadline for filing declarations of candidacy is Friday, September 6, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.  Declarations of Candidacy are available at the City Hall in the office of the city clerk at 308 5th Ave West from the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Morri Hall, City Clerk

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