City Council Candidate Information

Contact Information: 

City Clerk's Office
P: 303-450-8757
F: 303-450-8798

clerk@northglenn.org

Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
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Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

City Council Candidate Information

Nov. 7, 2017 Regular Municipal Election

A regular municipal election will be held on Nov. 7, 2017, to elect the following offices:
• Mayor
• Council member Ward 1
• Council member Ward 2
• Council member Ward 3
• Council member Ward 4

The mayor and council serve four-year terms. The individuals elected at the Nov. 7, 2017, election will assume office at the first meeting of City Council following certification of election results. Municipal elections are non-partisan and candidates cannot run under any party label.

List of Council Offices

Office Current Office Holder Term Expires Term Limited in 2017?
Mayor Joyce Downing Nov. 2017 Yes
Council Member Ward 1 Carol Dodge Nov. 2017 Yes
Council Member Ward 1 Jordan Sauers Nov. 2019 n/a
Council Member Ward 2 Joe Brown Nov. 2017 Yes
Council Member Ward 2 Becky Brown Nov. 2019 n/a
Council Member Ward 3 Kyle Mullica Nov. 2017 No
Council Member Ward 3 Marci Whitman Nov. 2019 n/a
Council Member Ward 4 Kim Snetzinger Nov. 2017 Yes
Council Member Ward 4 Antonio Esquibel Nov. 2019 n/a

Candidate Qualifications

To be eligible to run for the office of Council member, individuals must meet the following criteria:
• Must be a U.S. Citizen
• Must be a registered voter
• Must be a resident of Northglenn for a minimum of one year immediately preceding the election
• Council member candidates must also be a resident of their respective ward for a minimum of 32 days immediately preceding nomination
• Must have no felony convictions

Compensation

City Council members currently receive a monthly honorarium in the following amounts.
• Mayor: $494.54 bi-weekly | $12,858.04 per year
• Mayor Pro Tem: $406.22 bi-weekly | $12,561.72 per year
• Council Member: $353.22 bi-weekly | $9,183.72 per year
• Each member of the Council receives a monthly stipend of $370 for business expenses

How do I become a candidate?

• You must file a notarized candidate affidavit with the City Clerk within 10 days of publicly announcing your intention to seek election. Forms are available in the City Clerk’s Office.
• You become a candidate when you publicly announce and thereafter accept a contribution or make an expenditure in support of the candidacy.
• You must submit a nomination petition to the City Clerk to get your name on the ballot.
• Petitions can only be circulated Aug. 8 through 28. Signed petitions must be filed with the City Clerk no later than 5 p.m. on Aug. 28.
Petition numbers
• Mayor Candidates: Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered electors within the city at-large.
• City Council Candidates: Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered electors within your ward.

Information Packets

Download the 2017 Candidate Manual, or stop by the City Clerk's Office.

Other Information

If you are considering running for elected office, you may want to:
Attend City Council meetings. Regular meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday at 7 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers; study sessions are held on the first and third Monday at 6 p.m.
• Review the City Charter
• Examine the Municipal Code
• Familiarize yourself with election laws
• Look over the City’s Budget Document

City of Northglenn
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
303-451-8326