The filing period for the April 7 municipal Election will begin at 8 a.m. Monday and end at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Withdrawal and contestation periods will open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

The following area municipalities will conduct elections:

Afton — Ward II and IV trustees, both three-year terms, and the unexpired Ward V Trustee term  which ends in 2011; and the three-year treasurer position is open as well.

Commerce — City Clerk - Treasurer Unexpired Term ending 2011, Ward I Councilmember Unexpired Term ending 2011, Ward 2 Councilmember 2009-2013 and Ward 4 Councilmember 2009-2013.

Fairland — Ward 2  and Ward 4 trustee positions and treasurer, all expiring in 2013,  and the unexpired terms in Ward 1  and Ward 3 — both expire in 2011.

Miami — Ward 3  and Ward 4 Council positions. Both are three-year seats.

North Miami — Treasurer and Ward 2 Trustee, both expire in 2013; the unexpired terms of Ward 1  and Ward 3 Trustees.

Quapaw — Ward 2  and Ward 4 trustee positions, both expire in 2013,  and the unexpried Ward 3 Trustee seat.

Wyandotte — Two trustee positions which expire in 2013.