Of the nine Rolla City Council members who recently voted YES on the controversial order that limits religious services, gatherings in certain businesses, and strict adherence to social distancing and mask wearing in the City of Rolla, six are up for re-election in a few months. One from each ward. Qualifications to run for City Council include a minimum age of 21 years, residency in Rolla for at least 1 year and residency in respective wards for at least 6 months prior to the April 6, 2021 general election. Interested parties can learn more by checking here and here. Filing is done at the City Clerk’s Office. Filing opens on Tuesday December 15th and closes Tuesday January 19. Phelps County Freedom Watch will be keeping our subscribers posted as candidates come forward. Are you interested in running? Please contact us for more information.