The qualifying window for those who wish to run for city office is open.
Candidates running for a party nomination must file a statement of intent and pay a $10 fee while those running as independents must submit a petition signed by at least 50 qualified voters within the municipality or ward in which they are running.
Qualifying petitions are available at City Hall.
The qualifying deadline is 5 p.m. on March 8.
The primary election will be held May 7 with a runoff, if necessary, on May 21.
The general election is June 4.
In addition to previously qualified candidates, the following candidate had qualified as of Monday morning:
Ward 3 Alderman - George T. Smith (R)