Anyone wishing to be included on the upcoming May ballot must have their papers filed with the City of Garland’s Secretary by February 17. The City Council seats open for election or reelection are: Districts 3,6, 7, & 8. The position of mayor is also open to challengers who may wish to replace Mayor Douglas Athas. The term length for council members and the mayoral position are two years. Council members and the mayor are limited to three terms, or six years, before term limits require that they step down. Applicants must live in the district they are applying for at least 6 months. Mayor Douglas Athas is completing his second term and will have two more years to serve, unless a challenger wins the election. As of today, there is one challenger for Mayor’s position. District 3 has been represented on the Council by Stephen W. Stanley Jr, who is apparently planning to step down after completing two terms. ..
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