HIGH SPRINGS – Qualifying for a special election in the city of High Springs opens Monday, March 5.  Anyone wishing to seek a seat on the High Springs City Commission must fill out the necessary documents in the qualifying packet available from City Hall, and submit them before the March 9 deadline

Any registered voter in the City of High Springs may seek a seat on the commission.

Set for Tuesday, April 10, the special election was scheduled after former commissioner Eric May resigned from the commission on Jan. 31.

The winning candidate will serve the remainder of May’s term, which is set to expire November 2012.

Qualifying documents must be submitted while City Hall is open between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from March 5 through March 9.