The first person to officially file to run for mayor of Glen Rose did so on Thursday, and a current member of the Glen Rose City Council has filed for re-election.
Sue Oldenburg, 78, who has lived in Glen Rose since 2007, filed to be on the ballot for mayor in the May 6 election. Sam Moody is the current mayor, and her term is expiring as well. She has not announced whether she will run for re-election.
Dennis Moore, 54, filed for re-election to the city council earlier in the day Thursday. Moore currently holds one of the at-large city council positions that is expiring this year, along with Mike Jones. Jones has said he has not decided on whether to run again.
Previously, Linda James filed to run for one of the two at-large city council seats.
The deadline for filing to be on the May 6 election ballot is 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. Applications must be completed and filed by the close of the business day with City Secretary Terri Johnson at City Hall, 201 Northeast Vernon St in Glen Rose.
Oldenburg was named as Glen Rose Citizen of the Year by vote of residents on Monday night during the regular city council meeting. In 2011, Oldenburg was elected to the Glen Rose City Council for one term.
Moore was mayor of Glen Rose from 2013-2015, and is in his second term on the City Council.