The City of Highland is accepting nomination papers for City Council positions through August 12.
Five districts are up for election. Council members elected in Districts 1, 3 and 5 will be elected to four-year terms, while council members elected in Districts 2 and 4 will be elected to two-year terms. As of August 3, no residents have submitted nomination papers for Districts 1 and 2.
The San Bernardino Superior Court mandated Highland to hold District-wide elections in June for violating the California Voting Rights Act of 2001.
City Council terms
Council Member, District 1 (Full term of four years)
Council Member, District 2 (Full term of two years)
Council Member, District 3 (Full term of four years)
Council Member, District 4 (Full term of two years)
Council Member, District 5 (Full term of four years)
Source: City of Highland
Boundaries Encompassing the far west side of the city is District 1. Districts 2, 3, 4 and 5 follow in succession to the east.
Each district in the City of Highland has about 10,000 people, but District 5 is the largest geographically.
For more information, contact Betty Hughes, City Clerk at (909) 864-6861 Ext. 226 or at email@example.com
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