Filing for seats on the O’Fallon City Council ended on Jan. 15.
The terms of Rick Lucas, Jim Pepper, Rick Battelle, Jeff Schwentker and Michael Snowden end in April, leaving one seat open in wards 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Mayor Bill Hennessy's term also ends in April. Council members serve three-year terms. The mayor serves a four-year term.
Fifteen candidates have filed in O'Fallon; two for mayor; three for Ward 1; two for Ward 2; two for Ward 3; two for Ward 4 and four for Ward 5.
Candidates in filing order:
William "Bill" Hennessy filed for re-election.
AC Arnie C. Dienoff
Rick Lucas filed for re-election
Jim Pepper filed for re-election.
Mary Sue Laulo
Richard "Rick" Battelle filed for re-election.
Incumbant Jeff Schwentker is running for re-election.
Michael Snowden filed for election. *The Mayor appointed Snowden last January to fulfill the term of Mark Perkins who resigned.
Filing continues in the city clerk's office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Each candidate must file in person, and pay a $25 fee filed with the City Clerk. The last day for filing is Jan. 15. Candidates will appear on the ballot in the order they have filed.