Deadline looms for municipal elections
by Lisa J. Church
staff writer
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Candidates for office in Moab and Castle Valley, or for a seat on the Spanish Valley Water and Sewer Improvement District (SVWSID), must file the required paperwork during the first week of June.

In Moab, city council seats now held by Kyle Bailey and Jeff Davis, and the position of mayor will be up for election Nov. 5.

Declarations of candidacy must be filed between June 3 and June 7 at the Moab City Recorder’s Office, 217 E. Center St., 435-259-2683.

Under Utah law, candidates for city elections must be current residents who have lived within the city for at least one year.

Castle Valley residents will also choose a mayor, one two-year council position and two four-year council representatives. Candidacy forms are available at the Castle Valley Town Clerk’s office, 435-259-9828.

Two seats are also up for election on the Castle Valley Fire District. Candidates must file declarations of candidacy with Bob Lippman, fire commission clerk, between June 3 and June 7 at 5 p.m. Contact Lippman at 259-1182.

Three SVWSID trustee positions will be up for election. Candidacy documents must be filed June 3-7 with the SVWSID Clerk at the Grand Water & Sewer Service Agency office, 3025 E. Spanish Trail Road.

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