The filing period for local residents interested in running in the 2012 Parsons municipal election will open at 8 a.m. April 2 and continue through midnight April 6.
The municipal election will be held June 12.
The following positions will be open: mayor, two-year term; recorder, two-year term; council member, Ward 1, two-year term; council member, Ward 1, four-year term; and council member, Ward 2, two-year term.
Candidates must be a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age and a registered voter in the city of Parsons. Additionally, candidates must have lived in the City Council ward that he or she wishes to represent for at least one year.
Candidate filing packets can be picked up at the Parsons business office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Early voting for the 2012 Parsons municipal election begins May 30 and ends June 9.
Additional information is available by contacting the Parsons business office at 304-478-2311.