Town of Avon Council Nomination Petitions Available August 9, 2022 – Four Seats Open in November General Election
Nomination petitions for four (4) openings on the Avon Town Council will be available at the Town Clerk’s Office, Avon Town Hall, 100 Mikaela Way, Avon, Colorado, beginning Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The deadline for filing the petitions with the Avon Town Clerk is Monday, August 29, 2022, by 5:00 pm. Candidate information packets, including the nomination petitions, may be picked up between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. A minimum of 10 valid signatures from registered voters in the town is required on the petition in order to appear on the ballot.
Voters will select four members to the Council in November. The four seats that become vacant are held by Sarah Smith Hymes and Scott Prince, who are term limited, and Chico Thuon and Tamra Underwood, who are finishing their first term and eligible to run a second term. The terms of the remaining Council members, RJ Andrade, Lindsay Hardy, and Amy Phillips, run to November 2024. Council members receive a salary of $500 per month and the mayor receives a $1,000 monthly salary. The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem are elected from among the Council members, and each serves a two-year term. Town elections are non-partisan. In accordance with the Town’s charter, the four candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the general election will serve four-year terms.
To be eligible for election, candidates must be 18 years of age on the date of the election, a citizen of the United States, a qualified elector, and have resided within the Town of Avon for a minimum of one (1) year immediately preceding said election.
The November 8, 2022 election will be conducted as a mail ballot election and is being coordinated with the Eagle County Clerk & Recorder’s Office. Town of Avon offices will serve as a Voter Service and Polling Center for the election. Voter eligibility and registration information may be accessed through the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office at www.govotecolorado.com. Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at (970) 748-4001 or visit www.Avon.org for Avon’s election information. For general election information contact the Eagle County Clerk’s Office at (970) 328-8715 or visit www.eaglecounty.us/Clerk/.
For more information about nomination petitions in Avon, please contact Deputy Town Manager / Town Clerk Patty McKenny at email@example.com or (970) 748-4021.