Filing for City Office

Run for Mayor or City Council


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 four 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.
Candidates for offices elected at the November 8, 2016 State General Election can be found using the candidate finder on the Minnesota Secretary of State website.

For questions on filing for City Office, please contact Assistant City Administrator Kathy Keefe via email or at 651-204-6013.