The period for filing candidate papers began on July 16, and so far, five Martinez residents have entered the running. The deadline to submit papers is Aug. 10.
The seats of incumbents Mark Ross and Janet Kennedy are up for consideration.
Mark Ross has indicated he will run again, but has not yet filed papers. Kennedy has not made an announcement.
Dylan Radke, a member of the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission, has submitted papers.
Michael Alford has also filed to run for a city council position.
Rachel Ford, current chair of the Martinez Planning Commission, has but has not yet filed papers.
The position is currently held by Gary Hernandez.
Richard G. Hernandez has submitted papers to run for city clerk.
Evelyn J. Centeno has also filed for the position.
This position is currently held by Carolyn Robinson, who will be seeking re-election. No other candidates have filed yet.
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