April 2021 Election
Those wishing to run for office in The City of Athens in the upcoming April election can pick up petition packets by calling 217/636-8429 and arranging a pick up time at City Hall. Due to previous City Council positions being vacated and appointments being made, please ensure you specify if you are running for one of the 2-year terms. The following positions are open for election and their term expiration date is listed:
MAYOR- EXPIRES 4/25
WARD 1 ALDERMAN- EXPIRES 4/23
WARD 1 ALDERMAN- EXPIRES 4/25
WARD 2 ALDERMAN- EXPIRES 4/25
WARD 3 ALDERMAN- EXPIRES 4/23
WARD 3 ALDERMAN- EXPIRES 4/25 CITY CLERK- EXPIRES 4/25
CITY TREASURER- EXPIRES 4/25
Petitions will need to be turned back in to Athens City Hall between Dec 1421, 2020 (NO LATER THAN 4%0PM ON THE 21ST).
Please remember those seeking office must live in City Limits. Per Menard County Clerk a minimum of 30 signatures are needed with a maximum of 50 signatures allowed.
Thanks and good luck!