In the City
of Springfield, the City Recorder serves as the City Elections Officer.
This includes responsibility for providing candidates for local elected
office with information they need in order to comply with filing and other
reporting requirements. The City Recorder is also responsible for handling
local initiative and referendum petitions.
Recorder is responsible for accepting and verifying filing materials for
nominations or petitions; preparing and submitting proposed ballot titles
to the County Clerk; preparing, posting and publishing election notices.
keep all city election records, including petitions and the necessary
forms filed by candidates for city elected office or citizens proposing
to being the City's Elections Officer, the City Recorder is the Clerk
of the Council and the Records Manager, maintaining and distributing the
Springfield City Code, Charter, ordinances and resolutions. As the City's
Records' Manager, the City Recorder coordinates public records requests
and is responsible for the maintenance, preservation and retention of
city documents to ensure compliance with State records law.
Records Requests: To request copies of public records from the City
Recorder, fill out the Public Records Request Form or Fire Report Request Form (If you are using Google Chrome as your internet browser, please save the form to your computer and then click the submit button)and submit it to the City Recorder in person,
by email, or by mail (contact information is listed below). This form
is available online or in the City Manager's
Office at 225 Fifth Street, Springfield, Oregon.
City Manager's Office
225 Fifth Street
Springfield, OR 97477
are held throughout the year in Oregon, in accordance with ORS 254.056.
General elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday
in November of each even-numbered year. Biennial primary elections are
held on the third Tuesday in May of each even-numbered year.
Council positions are the elective offices most commonly found on the
city ballot in addition to Utility Board members, who are also elected.
that appear on city ballots are proposed by city officials or by citizens
through the initiative and referendum process.
Springfield Municipal Code, Section 2.205 - 2.280, and the Springfield
Charter, Chapter VIII, Sections 28 and 29, for specific information related
to election regulations. Both documents can be accessed online either
from the city's webpage at http://www.springfield-or.gov,
click on the link for Municipal Code/Charter on the home page or by going
directly to http://www.qcode.us/codes/springfield/
Information on Filing for Candidacy in Springfield
Manuals and Forms can accessed from the Oregon Secretary of State's webpage
2017 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD ELECTION INFORMATION
LANE COUNTY ELECTION INFORMATION
ELECTION INFORMATION - SECRETARY OF STATE
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City of Springfield, Oregon