Pursuant to Minnesota Statute §205.13, notice is hereby given that an election will be held in the City of Scandia on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the purpose of electing a mayor and two councilpersons.
The first day to file Affidavits of Candidacy for these offices is Tuesday, August 2, 2022 and the last day to file Affidavits of Candidacy is Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. Affidavits of Candidacy shall be filed during regular business hours during the filing period which are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except holidays. Candidates must file Affidavits of Candidacy with City Clerk Brenda Eklund, or her designee, at the Scandia Community Center, 14727 209th Street North, Scandia, Minnesota 55073. The filing fee is $2.00.
Candidates for mayor will file for a two-year term commencing Monday, January 2, 2023. Candidates for councilperson will file for four-year terms commencing Monday, January 2, 2023. The candidate must be an eligible voter, have no other affidavit on file as a candidate for any office at the general election, is or will be 21 years of age or more when assuming office, and will have maintained residence in the City of Scandia for 30 days before the election.
The deadline to withdraw names from candidacy is 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2022.