Qualifying underway for Fernandina Beach City elections

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst


City residents have until Friday, July 14, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. to qualify for one of two seats up for election in November. As of this writing, six candidates have qualified:

Group 2: Orlando Avila, Medardo Monzon, Ronald J. “Chip” Ross

Group 3: Philip Chapman, Clinch Kavanaugh, Tim Poynter

Robin Lentz, Group 2 incumbent, has announced that she is not seeking reelection.

For information on qualifying, consult the Fernandina Beach City Clerk’s Office at (904) 310-3115 or visit the city’s website FBFL.US and consult information found under the Elections tab.

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