MONTROSE, CO - The City of Montrose will hold a municipal election for four city council seats on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Council seats in District I, District II, District III, and the At-Large position will be on the ballot.
Candidates elected to the District I and II seats will serve four-year terms, while the District III and At-Large representatives will serve two-year terms. To view a map of Montrose’s council districts, candidates can visit www.cityofmontrose.org/188/Elections.
Those interested in running can access the candidate packet via the city website as of Monday, December 13, 2021, or pick up a paper version from the City Clerk’s office between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
To qualify as a candidate, individuals must be registered electors, eighteen years of age or older, and have resided within the city and district they wish to represent for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day.
While candidates for the At-Large seat can reside anywhere within city-limits, they must meet the minimum residency requirement.
In addition to the aforementioned guidelines, voters adopted revisions to the City Charter in 2014 requiring all City Council candidates to be clear of felony convictions.
Candidates may circulate nomination petitions beginning on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, and no later than Monday, January 24, 2022. Petitions must include 25 valid signatures for a candidate to be included on the ballot.
For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 970-240-1430 or firstname.lastname@example.org.