Election packets for St. Charles City Council available for pickup

Submitted by City of St. Charles

St. Charles residents interested in running for a seat on the city council in 2019 can pick up nomination packets beginning Friday, Sept. 7.

The packets are available at the reception desk in the St. Charles Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St Petitions cannot be circulated for signature before Sept. 18, 2018.

The completed nomination packets must be filed between Dec.10 and Dec. 17, 2018.

All forms are due to the City Clerk's office, 2 E. Main St., St. Charles, by 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17.

The 2019 Consolidated Election will be held April 2, 2019. The following offices, which hold four-year terms, are up for election:

• Alderman, Ward 1 (currently Dan Stellato)

• Alderman, Ward 2 (currently Rita Payleitner)

• Alderman, Ward 3 (currently Todd Bancroft)

• Alderman, Ward 4 (currently Steven Gaugel)

• Alderman, Ward 5 (currently Ed Bessner)

The Kane County Election Commission can assist with questions about precincts or general election questions at (630) 232-5990 or www.kanecountyelections.org. Election forms also are available online at www.elections.il.gov or contact the State Board of Elections at (217) 782-4141. It is recommended that candidates running for office consult with an attorney on specific questions they might have regarding election codes, requirements, etc.

For more information, please contact Tracey Conti, Assistant to the Mayor and City Administrator, at tconti@stcharlesil.gov or (630) 377-4422.