Friendswood City Council candidate filing to open Jan. 15

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Friendswood City Council typically meets the first Monday of the month. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

Friendswood City Council typically meets the first Monday of the month. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

Candidate filing for the Friendswood City Council May election will open Jan. 15 and close Feb. 14.

Council Positions 2 and 5 are up for election. Incumbents John Scott and Sally Branson announced their intent to run again at the Jan. 6 meeting.

Scott has served three terms; if he won, this would be his final term on council, as stipulated by city charter.

"It's been a tremendous honor standing up here for nine years," Scott said.

Branson has just served her first term with the council.


"The time has really flown. It has been a true honor to serve this community in this capacity, and it would be a privilege to continue that for a second term," Branson said.

Information for candidates can be picked up at the city secretary's office or found online.
By Haley Morrison

Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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