From The Office Of The Mayor
Attention registered voters that reside within the corporate limits of the City of Blue Grass:The City Council adopted a Resolution at the January 20, 2015 Council meeting authorizing the City Clerk to notify the Scott County Auditor of the intent to fill the City of Blue Grass Mayor position by holding a Special Election. The Special Election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Voting will be held at the Public Safety Building, 606 W. Mayne Street, Blue Grass, IA from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Interested candidates must fill out nomination papers containing 10 signatures. Nomination papers will be accepted until February 6, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. at the Office of the Scott County Auditor only. Nomination papers are available at City Hall or on the City's website: www.bluegrassia.org.
ELECTION CALENDAR - CITY OF BLUE GRASS - MAYORAL VACANCY SPECIAL ELECTION:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015: Candidate filing begins. First day candidates can file nomination papers with the Scott County Auditor's Office.
Friday, February 6, 2015: Candidate filing deadline. Last day for candidates to withdraw by filing a written request with the Scott County Auditor's Office by 5:00 p.m. Candidate objection deadline: last day to file written objection to nomination papers or eligibility of a candidate with the Scott County Auditor's Office by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, February 27, 2015: Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail by 5:00 p.m.
Monday, March 2, 2015: Absentee Ballot In-Person voting deadline by 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015: City of Blue Grass Mayoral Vacancy Special Election Day, Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 606 W. Mayne Street, Blue Grass, IA 52726.
Thursday, March 5, 2015: Post Provisional Ballots by 9:00 a.m. Absentee Board may meet no earlier than noon to consider Provisional Ballots and any absentee ballots that have been received.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015: County Canvass of votes for Special Election 8:00 a.m.
Friday, March 13, 2015: Recount request deadline for Special Election by 5:00 p.m. Written request for a recount must be filed in the Scott County Auditor's Office.
If you have any questions, you may contact the City Clerk at (563) 381-4700. Thank you.