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Posted on: December 19, 2017

City Council Calls for Special Election on February 17th

The City will be holding a special election on 2/17/2017 to fill the Councilmember District 1 position which is being vacated by Mr. George Green. Councilmember Green is stepping down from his seat on City Council to seek an office with Comal County.

Only registered voters who reside in City Council District 1 will be eligible to vote in the February 17th election.  Voters must be registered in City Council District 1 by January 18, 2018, to vote in the special election.

Applications for a place on the ballot are available in the City Secretary’s Office and must be submitted by January 8, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.  The City Secretary’s Office is in New Braunfels City Hall, 550 Landa Street.

To qualify for the position, applicants must be qualified voters of the State of Texas, have been citizens of the City of New Braunfels for a period of not less than twelve months immediately prior to Election Day, and a resident of District 1 for no less than six months prior to filing for office.  Further, applicants shall in no way be indebted to the City of New Braunfels.  

The term for this office will expire in May 2019 and, if successfully elected, the individual will be required to reside in District 1 during the term of his or her office.  For more information, please contact the City Secretary’s Office at 830-221-4010.  

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