City Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 5th and Lamont will have four open seats. Two council and mayor positions will expire on January 1st along with one council position that was filled by appointment must appear on the ballot at the next election. For the 2019 election cycle, the filing periond is August 26 to September 19. Anyone wishing to have their name on the ballot to serve as Mayor or on the City Council must complete two forms and submit them to the County Auditor during this filing period. The two forms are an Affidavit of Candidacy, which must be completed by the candidate and signed in the presence of a notary, and a Nomination Petition, which must contain the signatures of at least ten eligible voters. These forms are available from the City Clerk, from any courthouse in Iowa or from the Secretary of State website. For more information abut how to participate in the City’s decision-making process, contact the City Clerk’s office at 563.924.2194.