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TYBEE ISLAND, GEORGIA
CALL FOR ELECTION
The following have submitted their Notice of Candidacy and have qualified to run for City Council seats in the November 7, 2017 election:
POLLING PLACES FOR THIS ELECTION ARE:
4-10: Guard House
31 Van Horn Street
4-11: Tybee School Cafeteria
204 Fifth Street
Qualifying begins Monday, August 21, 2017 at 8:30AM and closes August 24, 2017 at 4:30PM and will be held at:
Tybee Island City Hall
403 Butler Avenue
Tybee Island, GA 31328
Qualifying Fees are:
Council Members: $144.00
The deadline for registering to vote in the election is October 10, 2017
Candidate declaration packets are available at City Hall, 403 Butler Ave, outside the Clerk's office.
Janet LeViner, CMC
Clerk of Council
City of Tybee Island
Council members are responsible to attend Council and committee meetings as part of the normal duties of participating in City business. Council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month with workshops held quarterly. There will be occasions for the Mayor to call special meetings on an as-need basis.
Attendance is expected at these meetings as well as special meetings, workshops and budget meetings. As a newly elected official, Council members are required by Georgia State Law to attend the Newly Elected Officials training. This training is held on February 15 – 17, 2018 in Athens or March 7 – 9, 2018 in Tifton. There are other training opportunities offered in January (Atlanta) and June (Savannah).
The Mayor will also request you to work with committees or local organizations as a liaison, such as the Historic Preservation Committee, Better Home Town, Marine Science Center, Infrastructure, etc.
In addition, the behaviors of Council members are subject to the Ethics Ordinance, which can be reviewed in Chapter 2, Article III, section 2-106, “Code of ethics for city officials”, at https://library.municode.com/ga/tybee_island/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=PTIICOOR_CH2AD_ARTIIIOFEM_S2-106COETOF.
If you should have questions, please feel free to contact the City Clerk, Jan LeViner, at 912.472.5080 or via email at email@example.com.