Saltino, 69, was a contender in the Floyd County Commission race last year.
Ward 3 covers the area of the city west of the Oostanaula and Coosa rivers.
Two of the three incumbents Kim Canada and Bill Collins are seeking re-election. Ronnie Wallace is not running for a new term.
Richard Ingram and Jim Greer have also qualified for the Nov. 6 election. The top three vote-getters will win the seats.
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