Candidate filing period open for special district governing board elections

Several Districts are scheduled to hold Governing Board Elections on November 7, 2017. The filing period runs from Monday July 17, 2017 to Friday August 11, 2017. If an incumbent doesn’t file by August 11th, 5:00 p.m. the deadline extends, to anyone other than the incumbent, to August 16, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
All seats are for a 4-year term unless otherwise stated and candidates must be a registered voter of the district. The following districts have seats up in 2017.
Arbuckle Area Arbuckle Public Utility District has 2 director seats up. Arbuckle Recreation and Park District has 3 director seats up. Colusa County Water District has 2 director seats up.
Maxwell Area Maxwell Park and Recreation District has 3 director seats up with one of those positions being a 2 year term.
Stonyford Area Bear Valley-Indian Valley Fire Protection District has 2 director seats up. Stonyford Recreation and Park District has 3 director seats up with one being a 2-year term.
Glenn-Colusa Area Glenn-Colusa Fire Protection District, Division III has 1 seat up.
Candidates may obtain and file Declaration of Candidacy forms at the Office of the County Clerk located at 546 Jay Street, Suite 200 Colusa, Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4 p.m. The office hours are extended to 5 p.m. on 8/11 & 8/16. In the event there are no nominees, or an insufficient number of nominees for an office, the office may be filled by appointment, unless a petition requesting election is filed by voters of the District or Division, pursuant to Elections Code 10515.
For additional information regarding this or any other election matter, call the County Elections Department at 458-0500. Election information can also be found on the county’s website at http://www.countyofcolusa.org/elections