Municipal Elections

Candidates up for re-election did not draw any opposition.  The election previously scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020, will be cancelled.

The Athens Municipal Water Authority will hold its next election for the Board of Directors on Saturday, May 2, 2020.  This election will be for three (3) Board of Directors positions.

 

CERTIFICATION OF UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES

ORDER OF ELECTION

REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING FOR CANDIDACY

In order to gain a place on the Saturday, May 2, 2020, ballot for the Board of Directors, prospective candidates must complete the qualifications set forth in The Texas Water Code, Section 54.102:

  • To be qualified to serve as a director, a person shall be at least 18 years old, a resident citizen of the State of Texas, and either own land subject to taxation in the district or be a qualified voter within the district.

 

FILING DATES FOR POTENTIAL CANDIDATES (NOTICE)

Filing Start Date:

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

5302 FM 2495

Athens, Texas 75752

 

Filing End Date:

Friday, February 14, 2020

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

5302 FM 2495

Athens, Texas 75752

 

Candidate application packets are available here.

Resources from the Texas Ethics Commission on campaign finance practices can be found here.

 

ELECTION CALENDAR

January 1, 2020

  • First day to apply for ballot by mail

January 15, 2020

  • First day for candidates to file applications
  • First day for write-in candidates to submit declaration

February 14

  • Last day for candidates to file applications

February 18

  • Last day to file as a write in candidate

February 19 (9:00 A.M.)

April 2

  • Last day to register to vote

April 20

  • First day for early voting by personal appearance
  • Last day to apply for ballot by mail (must be received by this day)

April 28

  • Last day for early voting by personal appearance

May 2

  • Election day

Who Are Our Partners

Athens Economic Development

Athens Economic Development

Visit the Athens Economic Development Corporation website.

What's on our Minds

What the heck is the 448

What the heck is the 448'?

If you've ever visited with our staff regarding improvements to your lakefront property, more than likely you've heard us mention the 448'. What is it?

What's Happening at Lake Athens

2017-18 TPWD Fisheries Report

2017-18 TPWD Fisheries Report

Texas Parks & Wildlife has released the state of the fisheries of Lake Athens. Please take a look.

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