The City of Vadnais Heights is a Plan A form of government, which is an appointed clerk-treasurer (or City Administrator), a mayor and four council members. The mayor serves a two year term and council members serve four year terms. All are elected at large. Mayor and council members commit to attending approximately three to five meetings per month.
A candidate for mayor or city council member in Vadnais Heights must:
Be an eligible voter
Have no other affidavit on file as a candidate for any office at the same time
Be at least 21 years old when assuming office
Have maintained a residence in Vadnais Heights for at least 30 days before the general election.
Affidavit of Candidacy
Each candidate must fill out an affidavit of candidacy and submit a $5.00 filing fee.