Sedona AZ (March 21, 2014) – The City of Sedona is holding its 2014 Primary Election on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and its General Election, if necessary, on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. If a candidate receives a majority of all the votes cast at the Primary Election, they shall be declared to be elected to the office for which they are a candidate effective as of the date of the General Election. A General Election is only required if the offices are not filled at the Primary Election. The new City Council members will be seated between November 12, 2014 and November 25, 2014.
The following council seats are available: three (3) council seats for a four-year term and the Mayor’s seat for a two-year term. The monthly compensation is $450 for Councilors and $650 for the Mayor. If you wish to run for the Sedona City Council, candidate packets will be available beginning Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Sedona City Clerk’s office, 102 Roadrunner Drive. To run for local office, a candidate must be a qualified elector at the time of election, be at least 18 years of age on or before the election, have resided within the Sedona City limits for one year preceding the election, and have had his/her civil rights restored if the person has been convicted of a felony.
The City Clerk’s office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidate nomination forms must be filed with the City Clerk between 8:00 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014 and 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
Please contact City Clerk Susan Irvine at 282-3113 or email SIrvine@SedonaAZ.gov should you have any questions.