Three Seats on Rio Dell’s City Council Open for General Election in November
This is a press release from the City or Rio Dell:
Councilmembers Debra Garnes, Tim Marks and Mayor Pro Tem Gordon Johnson will expire at the end of this year.
Interested persons are encouraged to pick up a nomination packet at City Hall, 675 Wildwood Avenue. Office hours are
8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. The packet contains vital information and necessary forms in order to
complete the nomination process and appear on the ballot.
The packet is available now but must be returned by Friday, August 10, 2018 by 5:00pm. Interested persons are
encouraged to collect the packet as soon as possible as the requirements may take time to complete.
The City of Rio Dell holds City Council meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday’s of every month, in addition to special
meetings that are held on an as‐needed basis. City Councilmembers are also assigned by the Mayor to represent the
interests of the City on various regional Boards and Commissions, including but not limited to the Humboldt Waste
Management Authority (HWMA), Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo), Humboldt County Association of
Governments (HCAOG), Humboldt County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Humboldt Transit Authority (HTA), League of
California Cities ‐ Redwood Empire Division (LOCC), Redwood Region Economic Development Commission (RREDC),
Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA), Humboldt/Del Norte Hazardous Response Authority and more. In addition,
there are various internal committees that members may be assigned to. Typically, a City Councilmember will be
assigned as either a lead or alternate for 2‐4 of these various regional and internal committees at any given time. Travel
expenses are reimbursed.
The City of Rio Dell does not require a filing fee to run for office.
Please contact Karen Dunham, City Clerk at (707)764‐3532 email@example.com for more information.