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City buildings - Holiday hours.
Oncor tree trimming northwest & central portion of UP - updated
Santa Around Town - December 16 to December 20.
The Arbor - December 2019
Make this holiday season less jolly for package thieves.
Rainbow Trout Stocking in Caruth Park - December 3 & January 22.
Thursday, December 12 at 3:30 p.m. - STEAM Station at UP Public Library.
Thursday, December 12 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & Digital Collections Class @ UPPL.
Friday, December 13 at 10:45 a.m. - Baby Story Time at UP Public Library.
Saturday, December 14 at 10 a.m. - STEAM Station at UP Public Library.
Stories and fun time with Mrs. Claus at the Library
Tuesday, December 17 at 4 p.m. - Elementary Explorers at UP Public Library.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - City Council Meeting
The Mayor is elected separately from the Council, so candidates for Mayor do not run against candidates for the council seats. The Mayoral office limits successive terms of service to three terms, the equivalent of six years of continuous service. The person elected Mayor presides over all meetings of the City Council. The Mayor has a vote on all matters coming before the Council unless otherwise disqualified and is the official head of the City government.
Every two years, all four council seats are open for election. No Councilmember may serve for more than three successive terms, the equivalent of six years of continuous service. Councilmembers are expected to attend regular Council Meetings and to serve as liaisons to various advisory committees. Each Councilmember has an equal vote on all action taken by the Council.
Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 15 - February 14, 2020. The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot in the May 2, 2020 General Election will be January 15, 2020; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 14, 2020.
The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 18, 2020.
Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/index.shtml (posted in accordance with Tx. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019).
Home Rule Charter Requirements: (City Charter Chapter 3, Sec. 3.02)
Each Councilmember and the Mayor must continually reside within the City during the term of office, and any removal of residence from the City during the term shall constitute a vacation of the office.
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