Monday is the first day to file nomination papers for seats on the Decorah City Council. The deadline for filing with the city clerk is 5 p.m. Thursday, September 22nd.
Three positions are up for election this fall. In the city's 2nd Ward, incumbent Karen Tjossem has announced she will not seek re-election. In the 4th Ward, incumbent Steve Matter says he has not yet decided whether to seek re-election. For one of the city's two at-large seats, Rachel Vagts says she will definitely seek re-election.
The City of Decorah has posted a guide for people considering running for City Council.
The guide can be downloaded off the city's website: