The Pacific Board of Aldermen approved the date of Tuesday, April 4, 2017, for the next municipal election.

One alderman will be elected for each of the three wards.

Aldermen whose terms expire are Mike Bates, Ward 1; Carol Johnson, Ward 2; and Heather Filley, Ward 3.

People who wish to seek election for the three open seats should file with the city clerk. Filing opens at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec 23, and closes at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Candidates must be 18 years of age, a resident of Pacific for one year, must reside in the ward in which they wish to serve and cannot be in arrears in any unpaid city taxes, fees or forfeitures.

Voter registration for that election will close at 5 p.m. March 8.