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City Council

The City of Smithville is governed by a Council-Manager form of government in which the Council establishes City policy through ordinances and resolutions, and the City Manager carries out City policy and is responsible for City operations. The Smithville City Council consists of the Mayor and five Council members. The Mayor and Council are elected at large, which means they represent the entire City and that all registered voters may vote for all six places.

May 6, 2023, General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be held at the Smithville Recreation Center 106 Royston Street, Smithville, Texas

The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for Council Positions 1, 2, and 3, on May 6, 2023, General Election will be January 18, 2023; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 17, 2023, by 5:00 PM. 

The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 17, 2023, for the General Election

Click Here for Notice for Voter Order Priority from the  Secretary of State

Click Here for Notice for Voter Order Priority from Bastrop County Elections

INTERNET POSTING REQUIREMENT FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

 

CITY OF SMITHVILLE CONTACT INFORMATION

MAILING ADDRESS OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISION

TELEPHONE NUMBER

EMAIL ADDRESS

City of Smithville

317 Main St.

Smithville, Texas 78957

Jennifer Lynch

City Secretary

512-237-3282 Ext. 2106

Jennifer Lynch

City Secretary

jdlynch@ci.smithville.tx.us

 

 

 

ELECTED OFFICER’S INFORMATION

ELECTED OFFICERS

YEAR INITIALLY ELECTED

TERM EXPIRES

Sharon Foerster, Mayor

Appointed 2022

2024

Bill Gordon, Mayor Pro Tem (Place 3)

2015

2023

Joanna Morgan (Place 1)

2019

2023

Tom Etheredge (Place 2)

2021

2023

Cassie Barrientos (Place 4)

2022

2024

Janice Bruno (Place5)

2020

2024

The Mayor and all Council members serve two-year terms.

 

NEXT ELECTION INFORMATION

DATE OF NEXT OFFICER ELECTION

LOCATION OF NEXT OFFICER ELECTION

 

May 6, 2023*

City Hall

317 Main St.

Smithville, Texas 78957

*City Council Elections are held each year on the 1st Saturday in May

 

CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINE TO FILE

 

CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

 

DEADLINE TO FILE CANDIDATE APPLICATION

 

  1. MUST be a United States Citizen.

  2. MUST be at least 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment.

  3. MUST be a registered voter by the last day of the application period.

  4. MUST have resided continuously in the corporate limits of the City for twelve (12) months immediately preceding the date of the election or on the date of appointment.

  5. MUST NOT have been determined mentally incapacitated by a final judgment of a court.

  6. MUST NOT have been finally convicted of a felony (unless pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.

  7. MUST satisfy any other requirement prescribed by law for the office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 17, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.

Candidate Packets, including the application, are available in the City Secretary’s office the first week of January. 

Candidates are strongly encouraged to obtain a candidate packet.

Forms are available on the Secretary of State website and the Texas Ethics Commission website but the full Candidate Packet is obtained from the City Secretary.

CITY OF SMITHVILLE AGENDAS & MINUTES

NOTICE AND RECORD OF MEETING OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISION’S GOVERNING BODY

RECORD OF MEETING OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISION’S GOVERNING BODY City Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes are posted to the City’s website at the following link: http://ci.smithville.tx.us/city-government/city-council/city-council-agenda-and-minutes/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REQUISITOS DE PUBLICACIÓN EN INTERNET PARA SUBDIVISIONES POLĺTICAS

INFORMACIÓN DE CONTACTO DE LA CIUDAD DE ANDREWS

 

DIRECCIÓN POSTAL DE SUBDIVISIÓN POLĺTICA

 

NÚMERO DE TELÉFONO

DIRECCIÓN DE CORREO ELECTRÓNICO

City of Smithville

317 Main St.

Smithville, Texas 78957

Jennifer Lynch

City Secretary

512-237-3282

Jennifer Lynch

City Secretary

jdlynch@ci.smithville.tx.us

 

 

 

INFORMACIÓN DEL OFICIAL ELEGIDO

OFICIALES ELECTOS DE LA SUBDIVISIÓN POLĺTICA

AÑO INICIALMENTE ELEGIDO

AÑO EN QUE EXPIRA EL MANDATO DEL OFICIAL ELECTO

Sharon Foerster, Mayor

Designado 2022

2024

Bill Gordon, Mayor Pro Tem

2015

2023

Janice Bruno, Councilmember

2020

2024

Joanna Morgan

2022

2023

Cassie Barrientos

2022

2024

Tom Etheredge

2021

2023

La alcaldesa y todos los concejales cumplen mandatos de dos años.

 

PRÓXIMA INFORMACIÓN DE ELECCIONES

FECHA DE LA PRÓXIMA ELECCIÓN DE OFICIAL

UBICACIÓN DE LA PRÓXIMA ELECCIÓN DE OFICIAL

 

6 de Mayo de 2023*

City Hall

317 Main St.

Smithville, Texas 78957

* Las elecciones municipales se llevan a cabo cada año el primer sábado de mayo.

 

REQUISITOS DE ELEGIBILIDAD DE CANDIDATOS Y PLAZO PARA PRESENTAR EL ARCHIVO

 

REQUISITOS DE ELEGIBILIDAD DEL CANDIDATO

 

FECHA LĺMITE PARA PRESENTAR LA SOLICITUD DE CANDIDATO

 

  1. DEBE ser ciudadano de los Estados Unidos.

  2. DEBE tener al menos 18 años de edad o más el primer día del período que se cumplirá en la elección o en la fecha de la cita.

  3. DEBE ser un votante registrado antes del último día del período de solicitud.

  4. DEBE haber residido continuamente en los límites corporativos de la Ciudad durante doce (12) meses inmediatamente anteriores a la fecha de la elección o en la fecha de la cita.

  5. NO DEBE haber sido determinado mentalmente incapacitado por un juicio final de un tribunal.

  6. NO DEBE haber sido finalmente condenado por un delito grave (a menos que sea indultado o liberado de otra manera de las discapacidades resultantes.

  7. DEBE satisfacer cualquier otro requisito prescrito por la ley para el cargo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

17 de Febrero de 2023 antes de las 5:00 p.m.

Los paquetes de candidatos, incluida la solicitud, están disponibles en la oficina de la Secretaria de la Ciudad la primera semana de enero.  Se recomienda encarecidamente a los candidatos que obtengan un paquete de candidatos.

Los formularios están disponibles en el sitio web del Secretario de Estado y en el sitio web de la Comisión de Ética de Texas, pero el Paquete de Candidatos completo se obtiene del Secretario de la Ciudad.

GENDAS Y MINUTOS DE LA CIUDAD DE ANDREWS

AVISO Y REGISTRO DE REUNIÓN DEL ÓRGANO RECTOR DE LA SUBDIVISIÓN POLITICA

 

REGISTRO DE LA REUNIÓN DEL ÓRGANO DE GOBIERNO DE LA SUBDIVISIÓN POLÍTICA Las agendas y las actas de las reuniones del Consejo de la Ciudad se publican en el sitio web de la Ciudad en el siguiente enlace: http://ci.smithville.tx.us/city-government/city-council/city-council-agenda-and-minutes/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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