NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council Member Nomination Period has been extended 5 days for the Special Municipal Election which will be held in the City of Hollister on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, for the following Elected Office:

One (1) Council Member of the City of Hollister, District 3 (to fill remainder of term ending December 2022).

The process of nomination for the November 2, 2021, City of Hollister Special Municipal Election which opened July 12th has been extended through Wednesday, August 11th at 5:00 p.m. for non-incumbent filers for the office listed above as prescribed by California Elections Code Section § 10225.

Nomination paperwork is available in person in the Office of the City Clerk, 375 Fifth Street, Hollister, California. Appointments are available by calling City Clerk, at (831) 636-4300.  Please contact City Clerk Christine Black, MMC, at extension 1017, or Deputy City Clerk Nova Romero, CMC at extension 1016.

If only one person is nominated for an elective office, or if no one is nominated, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by California Elections Code Section § 10229.

The voting location at 440 Fifth Street, Room 206, Hollister, California will be open Saturday, October 30, Sunday, October 31, and Monday, November 1, 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 2, 2021, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

/s/ Christine Black, MMC

Hollister City Clerk

Posted/Published August 6, 2021 @ 5:01 p.m.

City Council, District 3 Vacancy

The City Council of the City of Hollister at its regular meeting on June 7, 2021, unanimously voted to Call for a Special Municipal Election on November 2, 2021, to fill the Council Member District 3 vacancy.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidate must be…..

  • A Citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A Registered voter within the City of Hollister at the time of nomination
  • A resident of the City of Hollister within District 3 in which the candidate will run for election for City Council.

The City Council of the City of Hollister is elected by District.  The District 3 election will be to complete the remaining term caused by the vacancy ending December 2022.

The Nomination Period starts on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. through Friday, August 6, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. unless an incumbent does not file, then the filing period is extended five (5) calendar days to August 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.   An incumbent may not file during this five-day extension period.  The Office of the City Clerk will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, then again from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please call 831-636-4300 to make an appointment.

The City of Hollister requires signatures in lieu of a filing fee.  At least twenty (20) valid signatures must be obtained.  Only one person may circulate a nomination paper, and that person must be registered to vote.  Valid means registered voters within City Council District 3.


Christine Black, MMC
City Clerk
City of Hollister

City of Hollister City Office Lobbies Open to New Business Hours


Effective today, June 15, 2021, most City Offices are open to the public with new Business hours.

City Hall Offices now open to the Public, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm / 1:00pm to 4:30pm (Closed for Lunch)

Finance Payment Center now open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm / 1:00pm to 4:30pm (Closed for Lunch)

Planning / Engineering / Code Enforcement / Housing / Cannabis Affairs Offices now open Monday though Thursday, 8:30am to 12:00pm / 1:00pm to 4:30pm (Closed for Lunch and Closed Fridays)

Recreation Office now open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm / 1:00pm to 5:00pm (Closed for Lunch)

Masks still required for all persons