Filing period opens next week for positions up for election in November.
Anyone wanting to seek public office must file with the Island County Auditor’s Office. Filing period is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, Monday, May 13 through Friday, May 17.
Four positions on the Oak Harbor City Council are up for election this year. They are the seats currently held by Bob Severns, Joel Servatius, Jim Campbell and Danny Paggao.
In Coupeville, Dianne Binder and Larry Cort’s positions on Town Council are up for reelection.
Other positions up for reelection include two seats on the Oak Harbor School Board, four seats on the Coupeville school board, two seats on the Whidbey General Hospital board, two seats on the Port of Coupeville, one on the North Whidbey Fire and Rescue board, one on the Central Whidbey Fire board and four seats on North Whidbey Park and Recreation board.