Lox Groves Election Filing Closes Feb. 5

Qualifying for two available seats on the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council opened Tuesday, Jan. 29. Potential candidates have until noon Tuesday, Feb. 5 for qualify for the ballot.

Mayor Dave Browning and Councilman Jim Rockett plan to seek re-election.

As of Wednesday, two residents, Todd McLendon and L.W. Lucas, had picked up candidate paperwork, but no challengers had qualified to run.

If challengers come forward, the election will held Tuesday, March 12 with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Seat 4 incumbent Browning has served as the town’s appointed mayor since incorporation in 2006. Seat 2 incumbent Rockett is completing his first three-year term on the council.

Any resident who wishes to become a candidate must qualify with the town clerk no later than noon on Tuesday, Feb. 5. For more information, contact Town Clerk Susan Eichhorn at (561) 793-2418 or seichhorn@loxahatcheegrovesfl.gov.