Filing is underway for seats on the Athens City Council and the Athens Independent School District Board of Trustees.

On the city council, the seats to be filled are the mayoral seat, held by Randy Daniel; and the place 1 seat, held by Bob Gould.

The city council filings as of Friday are:

• Mayor Randy Daniel has re-filed for the mayoral seat; and

• Jerry Don Vaught has filed for place 1.

Anyone interested in filing for a place on the ballot can pick up an information packet at the Athens City Hall, 508 E. Tyler St.

On the AISD school board, the seats to be filled are place 5, held by Peggy Rhodes; place 6, held by David Freeman; and place 7, held by Bob Spears.

The school board filings as of Friday are:

• School Board President David Freeman has re-filed for place 6;

• Raymond Williams has filed for place 5; and

• Todd West has filed for place 7.

Information packets are available at the AISD Administration Building, located at 104 Hawn St, for any AISD resident interested in running for a seat on the Athens School Board.

The filing deadline in both elections is March 12.

Elections will be held May 12.

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