Elections

City election candidacy filing starts Monday

City election time is upon us — mark your calendars for Nov 3. Anyone interested in running for city office can begin their quest at 8 a.m. Monday. Here is what you need to know.

ADA COUNTY

BOISE

Population: 216,282

2016 budget: $515 million

Up for election: Mayor, three City Council seats. All four-year terms.

Incumbents: Mayor Dave Bieter and Council members Elaine Clegg, Scot Ludwig and Lauren McLean are seeking re-election.

2016 salary: Mayor, $113,059; City Council, $22,799.

City Clerk: 150 N. Capitol Blvd., 384-3705, cityofboise.org

MERIDIAN

Population: 87,743

2016 budget: $97.9 million

Up for election: Mayor, three City Council seats. All four-year terms.

Incumbents: Mayor Tammy de Weerd and Council member Genesis Milam are seeking re-election. Councilman David Zaremba is not seeking re-election. Councilman Charlie Rountree could not be reached.

2016 salary: Mayor, $86,625; City Council, $10,000

City Clerk: 33 E. Broadway Ave. 888-4433, meridiancity.org

EAGLE

Population: 22,502

2016 budget: $16 million

Up for election: Mayor, two City Council seats. All four-year terms.

Incumbents: Mayor Jim Reynolds is seeking re-election. Council members Mark Butler and Mary McFarland are not seeking re-election.

2016 salary: Mayor, $53,000; City Council, $9,302.

City Clerk: 660 E. Civic Lane, 939-6813, cityofeagle.org

KUNA

Population: 16,999

2016 budget: $14.7 million (tentative)

Up for election: Mayor, two City Council seats. All four-year terms.

Incumbents: Mayor Greg Nelson is not seeking re-election; Councilwoman Briana Buban-Vonder Haar is seeking re-election. Councilman Joe Stear is not seeking re-election to the council; he is running for mayor.

2016 salary: Mayor, $62,000 (full-time starting 2016); City Council, $9,000

City Clerk: 763 W. Avalon St., 922-5546, kunacity.id.gov

GARDEN CITY

Population: 11,420

2016 budget: $15.9 million

Up for election: Two City Council seats. Both four-year terms.

Incumbents: Councilwoman Pam Beaumont is seeking re-election; Council member Bill Mitchell has not decided if he is seeking re-election.

2016 salary: Mayor, $34,000; City Council, $9,000.

City Clerk: 6015 Glenwood St., 472-2905, gardencityidaho.org

STAR

Population: 7,295

2016 budget: $4 million

Up for election: Mayor, three City Council seats. Mayor and two council seats are four-year terms; one council seat is a two-year term.

Incumbents: Mayor Nate Mitchell and Councilman Tom Erlebach are seeking re-election. Councilwoman Tammy McDaniel’s seat is vacant following her May resignation. Councilman Chad Bell could not be reached.

2016 salary: Mayor, $35,000; City Council, $12,000.

City Clerk: 10769 W. State St., 286-7647, staridaho.org

CANYON COUNTY

NAMPA

Population: 88,211

2016 budget: $136 million

Up for election: Three City Council seats. All four-year terms.

Incumbents: Councilmen David Bills and Bruce Skaug are seeking re-election. Councilman Stephen Kren is not seeking re-election.

Annual salary: Mayor, $74,432.28; City Council, $10,930.66.

City Clerk: 411 3rd St. S., 468-5415, cityofnampa.us

CALDWELL

Population: 50,224

2016 budget: $63.6 million

Up for election: Three City Council seats. All four-year terms.

Incumbents: Councilwoman Shannon Ozuna is seeking re-election. Council members Terrence Biggers and Jeremy Feucht could not be reached.

Annual salary: Mayor, $83,755.88; City Council, $8,558.94.

City Clerk: 411 Blaine St., 455-4656, cityofcaldwell.com

GENERAL

All elected city positions are nonpartisan.

Candidates must:

• Live within their respective city limits and be a U.S. citizen, a registered voter and at least 18 years old.



• Submit to their respective city clerk a declaration of candidacy form accompanied by a petition of candidacy signed by at least five qualified city electors or a non-refundable filing fee of $40.



Compiled by Cynthia Sewell. Reporters Sven Berg and Katy Moeller contributed.

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