COUNCIL MEMBER FOR WARDS 2, 4, AND 6 (FOUR YEAR TERM)
QUALIFYING PERIOD OPENS: Monday, June 10, 2024, 12:00 p.m. QUALIFYING PERIOD CLOSES: Friday, June 14, 2024, 12:00 p.m.
PRIMARY ELECTION: Tuesday, August 20, 2024
GENERAL ELECTION: Tuesday, November 5, 2024
Candidates for City Council Election Assessment - Each person seeking to qualify for election to a municipal office shall pay, at the time of qualifying, an election assessment equal to one percent (1%) of the annual salary of the office sought (Annual Salary: $32,630.00 F.S. §99.093(1) and §99.061(2)). Candidates for City Council (except Mayor) will be assessed Three Hundred Twenty-Six Dollars and Thirty Cents ($326.30) (City Charter, Section 64). Pursuant to Resolution 2023-8, Council Members shall receive an annual stipend of $14,400.00 not included in the annual salary. The total cost for qualifying is $426.30 (includes $100.00 filing fee).
Check for filing and qualifying fees must be drawn on the candidate’s campaign checking account and made payable to the CITY OF FORT MYERS.
For more information regarding Elections, please contact Gwen Carlisle, City Clerk, at 239-321-7940.