The Qualifying Period for the November 7, 2017 General Election for the offices of Mayor, Alderman Post 4, and Alderman Post 5 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., August 21 through August 23, 2017. The qualifying fee is $612.00 for Mayor and $396.00 for Alderman Post 4 and Alderman Post 5. Elected terms are for a four (4) year period. Interested parties must satisfy the requirements for candidacy to include, but not limited to, being a qualified municipal voter, a resident of the city for one year immediately prior to the date of the election and shall continue to reside in the city during the period of service. Qualifying packets will be available at the Office of the City Clerk located at City Hall, 4415 Senator Russell Avenue, Acworth, GA 30101, beginning August 21, 2017 and must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk anytime between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., August 21, 2017 through August 23, 2017. You may contact City Clerk Regina Russell at 770-974-3112 for additional information.