City of Grosse Pointe Farms

Candidate Information

mayor or City council

There are six (6) Councilmembers who serve staggered terms. Voters elect three (3) Councilmembers and one (1) Mayor at each odd-year General Election. Candidates elected to city council serve a four-year term, and the Mayor is elected for a two-year term. The Mayor Pro-Tem is elected by a vote of the City Council and elected by Councilmembers for a two-year term.

Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Judge Regular Term - Non-Incumbent Position
 

There is one (1) Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Judge who is elected to a four-year term.   Unlike Mayor and City Council, the Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Judge serves and is elected by the combined vote of the electorate of Grosse Pointe Farms and Grosse Pointe Shores. 

important dates

Last date for filing nominating petitions:  April 20, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at Grosse Pointe Farms City Clerk’s Office.
Last date to withdraw:  April 23, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. via letter to Grosse Pointe Farms City Clerk.
Signatures: Mayor and City Council: Not less than 50 or more than 75 qualified registered Electors of the City of Grosse Pointe Farms.  Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Judge: Not less than 50 or more than 75 qualified registered Electors of the City of Grosse Pointe Farms and/or Grosse Pointe Shores. 
Date of Primary Election (if needed): August 3, 2021. Not needed if no more than six (6) filing for Office of Councilmember/ two (2) filing for the Office of Mayor; Two (2) filing for the Office of Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Judge.
General Election:  Tuesday, November 2, 2021.


candidate packets

If you are interested in learning more or obtaining a candidate packet for the August 3, 2021 City Non-Partisan Election please contact Derrick Kozicki, Assistant City Manager/Clerk at dkozicki@grossepointefarms.org