Residents interested in running for local public office this June can begin testing the waters as soon as tomorrow.
The official filing period for prospective candidates for the 16 available offices runs Friday, Dec. 27 through Feb. 20 and is the first step in securing a spot on the June 3 ballot.
Positions up for election in the Direct Primary include two seats on the Board of Supervisors; the offices of District Attorney, Sheriff and Superintendent of Schools; and one of Inyo Countyâ€™s two Superior Court Judge positions.
Last week, county managers met with the Inyo County Board of Supervisors to update the elected officials on achievements and accomplishments over the past year.
The board provided each of its department heads about five minutes â€śto showcase the scope and breadth of services.â€ť
To kick off the Year in Review for the Board of Supervisors, County Administrative Officer Kevin Carunchio pointed out that, in 2013, three new members joined the Board of Supervisors: Second District Supervisor Jeff Griffiths, Fourth District Supervisor Mark Tillemans and Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley.