Filing opens on Wednesday August 8th for seats on the Melbourne Village Town Commission.
Candidates must choose to file for either Commissioner or Mayor/Commissioner. Commissioners are elected at large, and the top three vote-getters will be seated for 2 years each, the 4th vote-getter will be seated for the 1 year term. The office of Mayor/Commissioner will be a separate race, with the top vote-getter elected.
Filing packets are available in the Town Office or can be downloaded here. Completed packets may be filed in the Town Office 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. The office will be open until 5:00 pm on the last day of filing -- Friday August 17th. PLEASE NOTE: some of the required forms need to be notarized. While we usually have a notary in the office, please don't wait till the last minute if you require this service, in case the notary gets called away.
Write-in filing is open until Wednesday August 22 at 5:00 pm. Names of write-in candidates do not appear on the ballot.
Please be aware that, while many of the forms in the packet below can be filled in on line and printed out, they may not all fill properly, since they were drawn from several sources, and are not intended to be filed online. The completed packet must be presented in completed hard copy prior to the deadline for filing.
The Town Office has a new batch of "Melbourne Village" Plates for the front of your car. These are the same as the ones that have been available previously, with a picture of the curtain from the old town hall (same as the picture above). They are available at the Town Office for $10.00 each while they last. We also have "TMV" magnets available for $5 each.
All meetings are at 7pm and in the Town Office on Hammock Rd. unless otherwise noted.
The Town Office is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
The Town has vacancies on several committees including
Let the Town Office know if you are interested in serving, or submit a brief letter of interest and experience. Committee and Board members are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Town Commission.