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City Council Filing Deadline Now Less Than Two Weeks Away

VoteThe filing deadline to run for Russell City Council or Mayor is now less than two weeks away, with the deadline to apply being Tuesday, January 22 at noon.

As of Friday, January 4, Mayor Carol Dawson has filed for re-election as well as Ward II Councilman Chuck Bean and Ward III Councilman Jim Cross. Current Council Members Blaine Stoppel of Ward I and Norma Jean Cook of Ward IV had not yet filed as of Friday.

All the aforementioned positions serve a two year term.

If you want to run for Russell City Council or Mayor, you must file an application with City Clerk Sheldon Hamilton's office. Applications must be accompanied by a $5.00 filing fee.

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