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Notice of Postponement of the May 2, 2020, General Election
On March 13, 2020, the Governor of the State of Texas certified that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an imminent threat of disaster and, under the authority vested in the Governor by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, declared a state of disaster for all counties in Texas.
On March 18, 2020, the Governor issued a Proclamation suspending certain sections of the Texas Election Code, among others, to allow political subdivisions of the State that would otherwise hold elections on May 2, 2020, to postpone General and Special Elections to the next uniform election date, which will occur on November 3, 2020.
On March 23, 2020, the City Council of the City of Smithville at its Special Called Emergency Council Meeting voted to approve a Resolution to postpone the City’s May 2, 2020, General Election until November 3, 2020.
Voter Registration Deadline: October 5, 2020
Deadline to submit an Application for Ballot by Mail: October 23, 2020
Dates for Early Voting: October 19, 2020 – October 30, 2020
May 1, 2021, General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be held at City Hall, 317 Main Street, Smithville, Texas
The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for Council Positions 1,2, and 3, on May 1, 2021, General Election will be January 13, 2021; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 12, 2021.
The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 12, 2021.
The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Smithville City Council are found in the City Ordinances.
ALL CITY OF SMITHVILLE PARKS ARE NOW OPEN
Effective Friday, May 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm, all City of Smithville Parks were RE-OPENED to the public. This included Riverbend Park, MLK Park, Sm...read more >
COVID-19 UPDATE: ALL CITY OF SMITHVILLE PARKS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE -
Effective April 9, 2020 at 11:59 pm all City of Smithville Parks will be CLOSED to the public until further notice. This includes Riverbend Park, MLK Park,...read more >
New City Hours during COVID-19 Until Further Notice
It will be 7:30 am-4:00 pm. Monday- Friday. Except for this Friday City offices will be closed Friday, April 10th in observance of Good Fridayread more >