Pursuant to Chapter 100, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that a Municipal Election for the Town of Dundee, Florida will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to elect a Commissioner for Seat #2 and a Commissioner for Seat #4. The term of office for all Seats is four (4) years.
The schedule for the procedures of the election for the Town of Dundee for April 4, 2017, is as follows:
Candidates shall appoint a campaign treasurer and designate a campaign depository, as well as establishing a campaign account, which shall read Campaign Account of (name of the candidate) prior to qualifying for the election. Candidates wishing to file shall qualify with the Town Clerk by submitting a Campaign Treasurer Designation Form, proof of a Campaign Account, a Petition with the signatures of not less than 15 qualified electors of the Town, and pay an election assessment fee equal to one (1) percent of the annual salary of the position sought (Commissioner – $33.00) as required by Section 99.093 (1) of the Florida Statutes. The salary for the Commissioners is $275.00 per month.
Candidates who are unable to pay the one (1) percent election assessment fee without imposing an undue burden on their personal resources or on resources available to the candidate may file an “Undue Burden Affidavit.”
Following the submission of the required Petition and the verification of the signatures on said Petition, candidates shall sign a “Letter of Acceptance” of their candidacy by February 24, 2017.
Candidates must be a qualified elector and a resident of the Town of Dundee, Florida, prior to nomination.
First day to qualify: Monday, February 6, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Last day to qualify: Friday, February 10, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. – noon
Please contact the Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall, 202 East Main Street, Dundee, Florida or at (863) 438-8330, extension 222, for more information.
If you would like to let the Town Commission know of your interest to serve on the Town Commission for the remaining unexpired term of Seat #4, please fill out the Consideration form and return to the Town Clerk. This appointment will expire at the first Town Commission meeting in May 2017. The Town will have an election this April. If you have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk at 863-438-8330.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. – A “Water Summit” to discuss the progress and future plans of the Polk Regional Water Cooperative involving one or more county commissioners and one or more city commissioners from some or all Polk County municipalities will be held at the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom, Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 West Church Street, Bartow.