April 5 Municipal Election
Have you ever thought about running for office, or know someone who is interested? Are you curious about how town-wide decisions are made? Are you passionate about making a difference? Do you want to serve and make an impact in Lyons?
The Town of Lyons will hold the next regular Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 to elect six trustee seats and a Mayor to serve on the Board of Trustees. Each term is for two years.
Registered electors 18 years of age or older may be a candidate and hold office if they have resided within the Town limits for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding April 5, 2022. Candidate packets are available at the Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall and nomination petitions may be circulated. The petition must be signed by at least 10 registered electors who reside inside Town limits. The filing deadline for nomination petitions is Jan. 24, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. The Town Clerk's office can answer any questions regarding candidacy and the nomination petitions. Please note that Town Hall is closed on Monday, January 17 for the Martin Luther King Holiday.
For individuals who are interested in learning more about becoming a candidate, the Lyons Regional Library and the Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce held a candidate information forum last month. The forum included expectations of time commitment and the role of a Board member. Learn more.