In the March election, if incorporation passes, the two candidates with the most votes will serve four-year council terms; the three candidates with the next most votes will serve two-year terms. The council members will choose among themselves for the first mayor, which will be a rotating position.
As of Tuesday, only candidate Vishwas D. More had filed the papers.
The deadline to file papers to run for the position is 5 p.m. Dec. 5, then Dec. 6-15 is the public review period for the candidates' statements of qualifications. On Dec. 11 the Secretary of State will conduct a drawing of the letters of the alphabet to determine the order in which candidates will appear on the ballot. Write-in candidates can take out papers from Jan. 5-Feb. 17.
-Dolores Fox Ciardelli
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