Notice is hereby given of a Town Election to be held for the election of one (1) Commissioner to serve for a term of three (3) years on:
MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2020
Between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Place of Election:
The Ridgely House/Town Hall
2 Central Avenue
Only qualified registered voters will be entitled to vote. All persons desiring to become a candidate for Commissioner of Ridgely shall file with the Clerk-Treasurer of Ridgely a written certificate of such candidacy by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 1, 2020. Such candidate must be a resident of the Town of Ridgely, Maryland for more than one (1) year immediately preceding the fourth Monday of April, 2020, and attained the age of twenty-five (25) years, and must be qualified to vote in accordance with the Town Charter.
Pursuant to Section 6(A) of the Town Charter, if only one (1) qualified candidate files a certificate of candidacy as of the deadline set forth herein, then the election will be canceled, and that candidate shall assume the office of Commissioner upon taking the oath of office on May 4, 2020.
Pursuant to Section 6(B) of the Town Charter, if no qualified candidate files a certificate of candidacy as of the deadline set forth herein, then the election will be canceled, and the Commissioner whose term is expiring will automatically retain his office for another term. If that Commissioner shall refuse to serve for another term, then the office shall be deemed vacant and the remaining Commissioners shall fill the vacancy in accordance with the provisions of the Town Charter.
Stephanie L. Berkey, CMC