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February 27, 2013

Seat-seeking candidates file as Friday deadline nears

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Place 7, a two-year unexpired term, will also be considered in a special May 11 election. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Kelly Mayo in July 2012. Al Garrett was appointed to fill the vacancy.  The first day to apply for a place on the special election was Tuesday, and filing for the seat runs through March 11. Garrett and Jay Grubis have submitted their candidate’s papers.

Candidate packets for the SISD can be picked up at the SISD Administration Office, 301 E. 5th St.

Hudson Oaks

Hudson Oaks has seen two of three incumbents with terms up in May file as of Tuesday morning.

In Place 4, Mayor Pro Tem Tom Fitzpatrick has filed for another term and is the only one to have filed for the position.

Incumbent Brian Lixey has filed to keep his Place 2 spot while newcomer Marcus Povero has filed for Paula Wigley’s Place 5 position. Wigley had not yet filed. All three positions are for two-year terms, according to City Secretary Shelley Major.

Filing continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the city secretary’s office inside city hall through Friday.

Willow Park

The two-year terms for mayor, council member place 1 and council member place 2 are open this year in Willow Park.

The mayor’s position is currently held by Richard Neverdousky, the former mayor pro-tem who replaced Marvin Glasgow after Glasgow’s resignation last year.

Brian Thornburg, a former Planning and Zoning Commission member, has filled the place 1 position by appointment since it was vacated by Neverdousky.

Gene Martin currently holds the place 2 council member position.

As of Tuesday afternoon, both Neverdousky and Martin had filed for the position of mayor and place 2, respectively, according to City Secretary Yael Shushan-Hoffman.

Those wishing to file for a place on the ballot may do so at 516 Ranch House Road between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Friday.

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