A trio of two-year city seats in Seymour city government will be on the ballot next April.
Filing opened Tuesday morning for three seats — mayor, North Ward alderman and South Ward alderman. Filing for each position continues through 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.
Weekday hours at Seymour City Hall, where candidates must file, are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The address for city hall is 123 West Market Street, which is located on the northwest corner of the city square.
The municipal election arrives Tuesday, April 7, 2020.
Seymour’s current mayor is Richard Vinson, who is completing his first, two-year term of office after defeating Larry Chafin in April 2018.
Vinson has indicated he won’t seek a second term.
However, one candidate has emerged in the race.
Nadine Crisp, who is a current North Ward alderman, said last week that when filing for the mayor’s seat opens, she plans to join the race.
The mayor’s position has a monthly salary of $600.
On the Seymour Board of Aldermen, a four-person group, there are two seats on next April’s ballot.
Current officeholders whose seats are expiring are North
Ward Alderman Jim Ashley and South Ward Alderman Dan Wehmer.
Seymour’s aldermen are paid $75 per meeting.
Ashley and Wehmer both have said they will seek another two-year term of office.
The city’s other two aldermen are William Pogue in the North Ward and Crisp in the South Ward.