Get Involved in Your Community – Run for Parker Town Council!
Do you want to get involved and make a difference in your community? Now is your chance!The regular election for the Town Council will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. The Town will hold the regular election in connection with the Douglas County coordinated election. The Town Council election will be held to elect three (3) Councilmembers to four-year terms and a Mayor to a four-year term.
Pre-Candidate Meeting and Information
The Town will hold a pre-candidate meeting at the Parker Town Hall, located at 20120 East Mainstreet, Parker, Colorado, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at 6 p.m. This meeting will include current Councilmembers and key staff, who will generally discuss the positions of Mayor and Councilmember, the process to become a candidate for Mayor and Town Council, how to obtain information related to council agendas, reports and calendars, and address questions related to the positions of Mayor and Councilmember.
The pre-candidate meeting is being held to prepare candidates for the first day that nomination petitions can be circulated for the positions of Mayor and Councilmember, which is Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. You will be given a copy of the nomination petition and related instructions for Mayor and the nomination petition and related instructions for Councilmember at the pre-candidate meeting.
If you circulate a nomination petition and obtain the required number of qualified signatures (as verified by the Town Clerk) and file theacceptance of nomination for Mayor or the acceptance of nomination for Councilmember with the Town Clerk on or before Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, your name will be placed on the Nov. 8, 2016, ballot for the position of Mayor or Councilmember.
Candidate Orientation Meeting
The Town will hold a candidate orientation meeting at the Parker Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at 6 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to determine the order in which candidate names will be placed on the ballot and to provide you with information related to campaign contributions, the Fair Campaign Practices Act, Code of Ethics, Disclosure Statements and Election Signs, as well as many important dates and deadlines.
For additional information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 303.805.3198.
Town Council Meetings
A great way to make your voice heard in your community and to become informed about what is going on in Parker is to attend Town Council Meetings. These meetings are always open to the public and include time for public comments. View Town Council Agendas and Minutes.
You may also visit the Community Calendar for a complete listing of Town meetings and events.
Parker has several citizen commissions that focus on specific issues. These meetings are open to the public. We encourage citizens to attend meetings and consider serving on one of these important groups. The Town Commissions are:
Contact Your Elected Officials
Your Mayor and Council members welcome your concerns and thoughts. Voicing your opinions and ideas is the only way to help steer your community in the direction you wish it to take. The Town welcomes you to contact us.
Run for Office
Another way to serve your community is by running for elected office. The offices of Town Council and Mayor serve four-year terms and are elected in November of even-numbered years. Find out more about running for council here.
Visit Volunteer Connect Douglas County for volunteer opportunities in Parker and throughout the County.
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