APRIL 4TH, 2017 GENERAL ELECTION
The Town of Bay Harbor Islands will hold its annual municipal election Tuesday, April 4th, to fill two seats on the Town Council, Council Members Stephanie Bruder and Kelly Reid. As of January 31st, Council Member Bruder, Council Member Reid and Resident Roger Santana have announced their candidacy. All residents who are registered voters are urged to come to Town Hall on Election Day between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to cast votes to fill the open seats.
The Town’s two precincts are combined in one location for our municipal election. The polling place is located in the Council Chambers on the second floor of Town Hall at 9665 Bay Harbor Terrace. Remember to bring your voter’s card and official photo identification with your name, address and signature (such as a driver’s license).
The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will take their oath of office at the Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 19, 2017.
ANNOUNCING CANDIDACY: Section 106.021, F.S., states that a person must appoint a treasurer (the candidate may be his/her own treasurer) and designate a depository prior to qualifying for office, obtaining petitions, accepting contributions or making expenditures. However, nothing in this section prohibits a person from announcing his/her intention to become a candidate prior to appointing a treasurer, so long as no expenditures are made in connection with that announcement and no contribution is received.
Please note that a Statement of Candidate must be filed with the qualifying officer (municipal clerk) within 10 days after the Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository is filed.
For Town Elections, the qualifying officer is the Town Clerk, Marlene M. Siegel. All forms and reports associated with the Town Election must be filed with the office of the Town Clerk.
The qualifying period to become a candidate starts February 22nd, 9:00 AM and ends March 3rd, 5:00 PM. For more information on qualifying, please click here.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Marlene M. Siegel, 305-866-6241, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For a copy of the candidate packet, please click below or contact Town Clerk Siegel.
Campaign Treasurer's Report