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Nomination Papers for School Board and City Council
August 29, 2019
Residents wishing to earn a spot on their local school boards and city councils have until mid-September to get their name on the Nov. 5 general election ballot.

The filing period opened Monday and runs until Sept. 19. Residents can pick up nomination papers at their respective city hall, county auditor's office or by visiting the Iowa Secretary of State's website. Candidates must turn in all nomination materials to their city clerk for council elections and board secretary for school board elections.

The School and city elections are being held in conjunction with each other due to a change in state law.

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn seats up for election: Scott Heetland and Ryan Haack.
Hartley City Council seats up for election: Mayor Rod Ahrenstorff, council members Roxann Swanson and Jerry Olson.