Four Morenci City Council positions and that of the mayor expire in November. Candidates have until April 25 to file a petition at City Hall.
The terms of Mayor Sean Seger and Councilors Jerome Bussell, Jeff Lampson, and Diane Molitierno expire this year. There is also one vacant seat due to the resignation of Sandra Emmons. Council is expected to appoint a new member to fill the vacancy at the March 13 meeting. That person will serve only through the November election. Mayor Seger has decided not to seek another term in office.
Candidates must have had residency in the City for at least one year prior to the November election. Nominating petitions must have the signatures of at least 25 registered voters in the City. Petitions are available at City Hall.