PETITIONS FOR ELECTIVE OFFICE

CITY OF ST. CLAIR

Nominating petitions for the elective city offices of mayor and council member to be filled at the November 3, 2020 general election are now available at the City Clerk’s Office, City of St. Clair, 547 N Carney Drive, St. Clair, Michigan 48079, 810-329-7121.

Nominating petitions & affidavits of identity for nonpartisan candidates wishing to participate in this election must be returned to the city clerk for filing before 4:00 pm on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Section 2. of the St. Clair City Charter includes sections pertaining to councilmembers’ eligibility, compensation and  meeting requirements:

*only registered voters of the city are eligible to be a candidate for and hold the office of mayor and councilmember

*the council determines the compensation of the mayor and councilmembers, which is currently $800 per year for the mayor and $600 per year for councilmembers

* City Council meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00pm in the City Hall Council Chambers (unless otherwise scheduled due to a holiday).

Information for candidates such as deadlines and required documents: www.michigan.gov/sos

For information on circulating petitions: www.michigan.gov/documents/SOS

Petition Signature Requirements: 15 minimum, 20 maximum, valid signatures of electors from district for all offices; city-wide for mayor, by ward for council.

Affidavit of Identity