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Mayor, Council Filing Date Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 6:28 am

The deadline to file papers for Knoxville’s city council and mayor positions is Thursday at 5 p.m., and so far three people have filed. Knoxville City Clerk Jody Meyer tells KNIA/KRLS News that as of Tuesday, current councilmembers Dave Roozeboom and Lori Beary have filed papers for the 4-year and 2-year council seats respectively, while April Verwers has filed for one of the two-year seats.

Both the mayoral seat and the two city council positions have two year terms, while the other two council seats are four year terms. Residents can pick up candidacy paperwork at City Hall.