The mayor’s seat and all four of the Homer City Council members are up for re-election this year.
At the monthly meeting on Tuesday night, the council set the qualifying fees and other details for the election.
The election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The qualifying fee will be $35 for the mayor’s seat and $12.60 for each of the council seats.
Doug Cheek is the mayor and the council members are Betty Borders, Sandra Garrison, Jerry Payne, Kevin Payne and Chris Tucker.
In other election business, Carol Ayers was appointed to serve as the election superintendent and Tracey King was named the assistant election superintendent.
In other business at Tuesday night’s meeting, the council:
•agreed to a request from the City of Cornelia to join the Northeast Georgia Housing Authority. The cities of Homer, Toccoa, Cleveland and Clarkesville comprise the authority. Adding Cornelia will bring another 155 units into the authority. Director H.L. Brantley presented the request to the city council.
•appointed Margie Sanders to serve on the Northeast Georgia Housing Authority to replace Bobby Lewallen.
•approved a request from Steve Warner of the Disabled Veterans of America to accept “vouchers” from veterans who have been approved to receive assistance with their utility bill. The DVA will pay the city money to cover these bills.
•discussed some trash issues on Chambers Street. Attorney Gary Freeman was asked to write a letter to the property owners.