Jeffrey L. McClelland, the current president of Bexley City Council, has announced he will not seek re-election in November.

Jeffrey L. McClelland, the current president of Bexley City Council, has announced he will not seek re-election in November.

McClelland was elected to his seat on city council in November 2007. He has served as council president since January 2010.

He did not say why he has chosen not to run in the November election.

McClelland, 65, of Brentwood Road, has been a Bexley resident since 1976. He graduated from Bexley High School and Miami University, and received his law degree from the Ohio State University College of Law. He is a self-employed attorney in private practice.

Four city council seats are up for election in November. McClelland and council member Jed Morison have chosen not to seek re-election. The current field of declared candidates includes incumbents Ben Kessler and Mark Masser and challengers Steven Keyes, Tim Madison and Jan Zupnick.

Candidates have until 4 p.m., Aug. 10 to file petitions with the Franklin County Board of Elections to qualify for the November ballot.