Holmes Sr. Files for City Council
January 20, 2023
Incumbent John R. Holmes Sr., 57, has filed for Place 1 on the 2023 Belton City Council ballot. Two councilmember terms are expiring, Holmes Sr. (Place 1) and Dan Kirkley (Place 2).
On Wednesday, Belton resident Dave Covington, 37, filed for Place 2. Covington currently serves on the Belton Planning and Zoning Commission. Holmes Sr. has served on the Belton City Council for six years.
The filing period is open until 5 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2023. Potential candidates must file during the filing period to be eligible to run for office. A candidate packet, which includes filing information, is available online for residents interesting in serving on the Belton City Council. The 2023 General Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, with Places 1 and 2 up for election.
Councilmembers meet twice a month in regularly scheduled evening meetings. Each councilmember receives $1 annually for his or her service. Visit our Elections Page for more information.