Municipal races qualifying period set for this week

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The qualifying period for seats on local councils is just around the corner. Senoia and Peachtree City will have two City Council seats up for election while Tyrone and Sharpsburg will have a mayor and two council seats on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.

Senoia will have the qualifying period for Post 3 and Post 4 on the City Council on Monday, Aug. 31 through Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at City Hall. The fee is $90.

Post 3 is currently held by Councilman Maurice Grover. The Post 4 seat is held by Councilman Bobby Graham.

The qualifying period in Tyrone will run from Aug. 31 until Friday, Sept. 4 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The November election will see three races in Tyrone, including mayor and the Post 1 and Post 2 Town Council seats. The qualifying fee for mayor is $288 while the fee for council seats is $144.

The Post 1 seat is currently held by Councilwoman Linda Howard and the Post 2 seat is held by Councilman Ryan Housley. Tyrone’s mayor is Eric Dial.

Peachtree City’s qualifying period for City Council Posts 1 and 2 will be held from Aug. 31 through Sept. 4 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The qualifying fee for a council seat is $360.

The Post 1 seat is held by Councilman Eric Imker who said he will not seek re-election, while the Post 2 seat is held by Councilman Mike King who announced he will be seeking re-election.

Qualifying for the races in Sharpsburg will run from Aug. 31 until Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and on Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. until noon. Council seats held by Mayor Wendell Staley, Post 1 Councilman Derrick McElwaney and Post 3 Councilwoman Celene Davenport are up for election. The qualifying fee for mayor is $50 while the fee for council seats is $25.

For more information on the individual races contact City Hall in each of the municipalities.