August 4, 2020 – The Delphi Common Council passed rules of procedure at its August 3 meeting specifying the process by which interested Delphi citizens can declare candidacy to fill the vacancy of the office of the Mayor.
An interested Delphi citizen desiring to fill the vacancy of the Mayor must file a declaration of candidacy with Clerk-Treasurer Leanne Aldrich by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Filing should be conducted in-person. Declaration of Candidacy Forms can be found at City Hall, 201 S. Union Street, will be posted on social media, will be made available on the City of Delphi website , and can be requested from Mayor Evans, Clerk-Treasurer Aldrich, and members of the Common Council.
The Common Council will meet on August 15, 2020 at 7 p.m. at the Delphi Community Center, 311 N. Washington Street, Delphi, Indiana 46923 for the purpose of electing an individual to fill the vacancy. At that meeting, individuals who filed the Declaration of Candidacy will be allotted five minutes to introduce themselves. Introductions will be followed by questions from the Council, followed by Council discussion, nominations, and the election. The successor to the Office of the Mayor will be announced following the meeting.