Candidates are nominated for elective office at a town meeting in March or by petition signed by ten registered voters and filed in the Town office at least 21 days before the election.
In 2018 the nominations meeting will be held in Town Hall on March 28 at 7:30 pm, and petitions must be returned to the Town Office by April 16.
Candidates for mayor and council members must be citizens of the United States, must have resided in the town for at least one year prior to their election and must be qualified voters of the town. All persons nominated and running for elective office must file a financial disclosure not later than 21 days prior to the Town election.
In 2018 financial disclosures must be filed with the Town office by April 16.
Garrett Park Elected Officials Nominations Meeting
Meeting date and time: March 28, 2018 7:30 PM
Meeting location: Town Hall
Meeting conducted by the Garrett Park Judges of Elections
Meeting presided over by Suzanne Grefsheim, Chief Election Judge
Minutes taken by Election Judge Louise Stomierowski.
Chief Judge Grefsheim called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM
She announced that the positions up for election in 2018 are Mayor and two Town Council positions and called for nominations from the floor:
Peter Benjamin was nominated by Hans Wegner
Kacky Chantry was nominated by herself
For Town Council:
Hans Wegner was nominated by Peter Benjamin
Jane McClintock was nominated by Art Bennett
Chief Judge Grefsheim noted that candidates can also be nominated by petition until April 16, 2018.
Darshini Trivedi announced that the Candidates Forum, sponsored by the Citizens Association, will be held on April 25, 2018.
Chief Judge Grefsheim adjourned the meeting at 7:38