Lewisville residents interested in a City Council seat can file through Feb. 16.

The filing period opened Jan. 17 for mayor and Place 2, which covers most of the northern portion of the city, and borders Lewisville Lake and Highland Village. Both seats are three-year terms. TJ Gilmore is the incumbent mayor, while William J. Meridith is the Place 2 representative and mayor pro tem.

Gilmore was elected to council in 2011 and became mayor in May 2021. Meridith has been on council since May 2021.

The setup

The last day for a candidate to withdraw is Feb. 23, and the last day to register to vote for the spring election is April 4. Early voting will begin April 22, and May 4 is election day.

Election results will be gathered from both Denton and Dallas counties.

The details

Eligible applicants for Lewisville City Council must be qualified voters, have lived in Lewisville for at least one year prior to the election date and live in the residential district associated with the position being sought. Candidates cannot owe back taxes or other liabilities to the city and cannot be a city employee while serving on council, according to the city's website. Candidates must live in the assigned districts, but voting will be held citywide. A map of each district can be found here