There are still no official candidates running for two open places on the Glen Rose City Council, but plenty of time remains to file for a spot on the ballot for the May 5 election.
Terri Johnson, city secretary for the City of Glen Rose, said that no candidates have filed the official paperwork. The deadline for filing is set for 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16.
The terms of current City Council members Doug Mitchell and Robert Marquez are expiring this year. Mitchell has filed to run for a spot on the Somervell County Commissioners Court. Marquez has not yet publicly announced whether he intends to run for re-election.
The other members of the City Council are Sandra Ramsay, Dennis Moore and Linda James. Mayor Sue Oldenburg was elected to that office last year.
The Glen Rose Independent School Board voted last week to approve a joint election with the city of Glen Rose, and it will also be held May 5.
The polling place for the joint city and school board election will be at the Glen Rose City Hall, 201 Vernon St. in downtown Glen Rose.
Two places on the GRISD Board of Trustees — those currently held by Board Vice President Tom Lounsberry and Kevin Taylor — are up for election because their terms are expiring.