By 4:00 p.m., July 26, 2016 Village candidates who wish to seek office at the November general election file an Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on July 29. (168.381)
Both documents are available from the Bear Lake Township Clerk and the Manistee County Clerk.
A minimum of 6 signatures are required and a maximum of 20.
Vacant Offices include: President, Clerk and Treasurer (each 2 year terms) and 3 Trustees (4 year terms)