Filings opened last week for positions that will be elected in April.
Locally, three slots on the Houston board of education will be filled. Filing for three-year terms are Jo Holland and Christie Koch, the incumbents.
The other incumbent is Darren Ice.
On the Houston City Council, two-year terms held by Kevin Stilley, Ward I; Charles “Chalky” Wells, Ward II; and Viki Narancich, Ward III, expire. Wells and Ross Richardson, Ward III, filed.
Gina Umfleet filed last week for a five-year term on the Texas County Memorial Hospital board of trustees. Unfleet is director of nursing at Houston House.
Filings close 5 p.m. Jan. 21 for these and various city, school board, water district and county boards.