The filing period for the Belton City Council opened today. Candidates interested in running for a councilmember seat have until 5 p.m. on February 27 to file for a spot on the ballot. Election Day is May 9.
Four member terms are expiring: Mayor Pro Tem David K. Leigh, Craig Pearson, Dan Kirkley, and Jerri Gauntt.
Candidate packets are available at City Hall from City Clerk Jana Lewellin, or online at beltontexas.gov/elections.