At its June 17th meeting, the City Council approved a resolution calling the Election on November 4, 2014, for the purpose of electing three members of the Menlo Park City Council to four year terms which will expire in December 2018. The nomination period opens Monday, July 14, 2014, at 7:30 am and closes at 5:00 pm, on Friday, August 8, 2014, unless an incumbent does not file. In the event an incumbent does not file by 5:00 pm on August 8, the filing period will be extended to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The City of Menlo Park observes a modified work schedule, therefore potential candidates should take note that the City Clerk’s office will be closed on Friday, July 25th. Although City offices will be closed on Friday, August 8th, the City Clerk will be available by appointment to issue and/or accept nomination papers between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.The County of San Mateo holds candidate seminars and a voter data seminar to help you understand your responsibilities and resources for the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election. It is highly recommended that candidates attend the seminars. Below are the dates:Candidate Seminars (select one)Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Thursday, July 17, 2014 Voter Data SeminarThursday, July 24, 2014 For more information please contact City Clerk Pamela Aguilar.