The City of West Branch’s terms for City Mayor and 3 City Council Members at Large seats will be up for reelection at the November 3, 2020 general election.  Residents wishing to run for City Office must file a nominating petition, an affidavit of identity and receipt of filing, and a written consent to nomination.  Those forms can be picked up from the clerk at City Hall, 121 N. Fourth St.  The completed nominating petition and affidavit of identity and receipt of filling must be filed between 9:00 am on July 27 and 4:00 pm on July 31.  The nominating petitions must have a minimum of 15 approved signatures and a maximum of 50 approved signatures of registered electors of the City.  City Mayor is for a 2 year term and City Council is for a four year term.  Both positions take office on January 1 and run through December 31st.  The Mayor and City Council members do receive a payment of $50 per meeting with the Mayor receiving and additional $250 per year.  City Council regular meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month.  Additional special meetings or work session may be added as needed.


For questions please contact City Clerk, John Dantzer at City Hall, 121 N. Fourth St., by phone at 989-345-0500, or by email at