(Published in the Echo Journal, July 13,

(Published in the Echo Journal, July 13, 20, 2022, 2t.) CITY OF BACKUS, MINNESOTA NOTICE OF CANDIDATE FILING DATES The following City offices will be voted for at the state general election to be held Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Candidates may begin filing for these offices on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 until Tuesday, August 16, 2022: Mayor - 2 year term City Council - 2 positions – 4 year regular term Candidates must file at the Office of the City Clerk, 112 King Street S., P.O. Box 44, Backus, MN 56435. Candidates must complete an affidavit of candidacy and pay a $2.00 filing fee at the time of filing. Please call (218) 947-3221 to arrange a time to file. The city clerk’s office will also be open from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 to accept filings for office. Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period may arrange to file in person with the Clerk within seven days prior to departure by giving written affidavit of reasons for absence and completing all other filing requirements. Ann Swanson, City Clerk/Treasurer City of Backus MN