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DeSoto City Lights August, 2017 A Publication of the City of DeSoto Community Relations Department Special Election To Fill The Unexpired Term for City Council Place 7 The City of DeSoto will hold a Special ElecƟon on Saturday, August 26, 2017 to fill the unexpired term of James Zander who resigned his seat on the DeSoto City Council on June 20, 2017. DeSoto residents who are interested in filing for this city council seat must live within the bounds of district seven (7) to be eligible. However, all registered voters in DeSoto can vote in this special elecƟon as candidates are elected at large. Candidate Filing InformaƟon Packets can be requested by sending an email to the City Secretary at . Please include your name, address, email address and contact phone number. Packets can also be picked up in the City Secretary’s office during regular business hours. The City Secretary will accept completed candidate filings for a place on the ballot Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am and 12 noon and from 1 pm to 4 pm through July 15, 2017. On that

day, the City Secretary’s office will close promptly at 5 pm and no filing will be accepted aŌer that Ɵme. Early voƟng for the special elecƟon begins on August 9th and conƟnues through August 22nd at Disciple Central Community Church. VoƟng on elecƟon day, August 26, 2017, will take place at the Belt Line Conference Center located at 200 E. Belt Line Road. Please visit the City of DeSoto website at for updates on the special elecƟon.

Mayor McCowan and members of the City Council  recognized the public service and contribuƟons of  Councilmember James Zander at the June 20, 2017  City Council MeeƟng.  The Mayor presented  a  special gold eagle to Councilmember Zander as a  reminder to “think of the DeSoto community and  all it means to you and as well as all you and Linda  mean to this community.”   Pictured here from leŌ, Councilmembers Dick  North and Candice Quarles, Linda Zander,  Councilmember James Zander, Mayor CurƟstene  McCowan and Councilmembers Deshaundra  Lockhart Jones and Virgil Helm.

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