Municipal Elections

The Athens Municipal Water Authority will hold its next election for the Board of Directors on Saturday, May 4, 2024.  This election will be for three (3) Board of Directors positions.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mike Peek
President
Elected
Term expires: 2026

Frank Lunceford
Vice President
Elected
Term expires: 2024

Donald A. Foster
Secretary
Elected
Term expires:  2024

Marty Lindsey
Elected
Term expires: 2026

Dick Grymonprez
Appointed
Term expires: 2024


ORDER OF ELECTION

REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING FOR CANDIDACY

In order to gain a place on the Saturday, May 4, 2024, ballot for the Board of Directors, prospective candidates must complete the qualifications set forth in The Texas Water Code, Section 54.102:

  • To be qualified to serve as a director, a person shall be at least 18 years old, a resident citizen of the State of Texas, and either own land subject to taxation in the district or be a qualified voter within the district.

 

FILING DATES FOR POTENTIAL CANDIDATES

Filing Start Date:

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

5302 FM 2495

Athens, Texas 75752

 

Filing End Date:

Friday, February 16, 2024

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

5302 FM 2495

Athens, Texas 75752

 

Candidate application packets will be available here.

Resources from the Texas Ethics Commission on campaign finance practices can be found here.

 

2024 ELECTION CALENDAR

January 1

  • First day to apply for ballot by mail

January 17

  • First day for candidates to file applications

  • First day for write-in candidates to submit declaration

February 16

  • Last day for candidates to file applications

February 20

  • Last day to file as a write in candidate

April 4

  • Last day to register to vote

April 22

  • First day for early voting by personal appearance

April 23

  • Last day to apply for ballot by mail (must be received by this day)

April 30

  • Last day for early voting by personal appearance

May 4

  • Election day

Who Are Our Partners

TX Freshwater Fisheries Ctr.

TX Freshwater Fisheries Ctr.

Visit the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center website.

What's on our Minds

Just WHO Consumes the Most?

Just WHO Consumes the Most?

Wondering who uses the most water from Lake Athens? The answer may not be quite what you expected.

What's Happening at Lake Athens

2017-18 TPWD Fisheries Report

2017-18 TPWD Fisheries Report

Texas Parks & Wildlife has released the state of the fisheries of Lake Athens. Please take a look.

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