Friendswood accepting candidate applications for mayor, City Council

Residents can now submit candidate applications for Friendswood mayor and Friendswood City Council positions. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Residents can now submit candidate applications for Friendswood mayor and Friendswood City Council positions. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Residents can now submit candidate applications for Friendswood mayor and Friendswood City Council positions. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Residents can now submit candidate applications for Friendswood mayor and Friendswood City Council positions.

A general election will be held May 1 for mayor and council positions 1 and 3.


Mike Foreman is mayor and has already indicated he intends to run for re-election. Steve Rockey holds Position 1, and Trish Hanks holds Position 3.

Prospective candidates can pick up a packet of information at Friendswood City Hall, 910 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, during regular office hours. The information can also be found on the city’s website.

The deadline to file for candidacy is 5 p.m. Feb. 12. For additional information, contact City Secretary Melinda Welsh at 281-996-3270.
By Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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