The City of Belton decided Tuesday to move the general election scheduled for May 2nd, 2020 to November 2rd. The decision was made due to local emergency orders.
Voters will decide on the Belton mayor and two city council seats.
City staff met with Mayor Marion Grayson and Mayor Pro Tem Wayne Carpenter to discuss the plan because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They were concerned about the health and safety of voters, election workers, and local election officials.
The Belton City Council also approved eliminating the 4% fee and $1.25 convenience fee for credit card charges through Sept. 30, 2020.