Filing period for city council members and school board trustees in Colleyville, Grapevine and Southlake now open

The candidate filing period for the May 5 election runs Jan. 17-Feb. 16.

The candidate filing period for the May 5 election runs Jan. 17-Feb. 16.

From now until 5 p.m. on Feb. 16, residents can file for open city council positions in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake as well as Carroll ISD and Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board seats. The election will be held May 5.

Colleyville


In Colleyville, Place 5 and Place 6 are up for election on the City Council. If you are interested in becoming a candidate for the May 5 election, visit the following link for information and required forms. The city secretary’s office will accept applications at Colleyville City Hall, third floor, 100 Main St., Colleyville, during normal business hours. For more information, contact the city secretary at 817-503-1133.

Grapevine


The Grapevine mayoral position, as well as Place 1 and Place 2, are up for election. All members of the City Council are elected at-large and for three-year terms. Applications for the aforementioned positions will be accepted at the city secretary’s office, 200 S. Main St., Grapevine, during normal business hours. Forms may be found online here.

Southlake


In Southlake, the mayoral seat and Place 2 seat are up for election in May. If you are interested in becoming a candidate in this election, visit the following link for information and required forms. The city secretary’s office will accept applications at 1400 Main St., Ste. 270, Southlake, during normal business hours. For more information, contact city secretary Carol Borges at 817-748-8163.

Carroll ISD


Places 4, 5 and 7  on the Carroll ISD board of trustees are up for election. Completed forms can be filed in the Carroll ISD Financial Services Department, located in the CISD Administration Center at 2400 N. Carroll Ave., Southlake, or emailed in an attachment to [email protected] For more information, contact the Carroll ISD Financial Services Department at 817-949-8272 or send an email to [email protected]

Nine-year CISD board of trustees incumbent Read Ballew has announced that he will not be seeking re-election.

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD


Places 4, 5 and 7 on the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees are up for election. Anyone may file an application for a place on the ballot, found online here. Completed forms can be filed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the GCISD Administration Building, 3051 Ira E. Woods Ave., Grapevine, either in person or by mail.

Important dates to know


•April 5 is the last day to register to vote in the May election.
•Early voting will be held April 23-May 1.
•May 5 is election day.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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