City Elections to be Held on May 4

Staff Writer

The following individuals have filed to run and meet all the requirements for a place on the May 2019 City Council ballot:
Mayor - unopposed
Mayor Jim McKenzie (incumbent)
District 1 - unopposed
Mr. Grant Cherry
District 3 - contested
Councilman Ricky Castro (incumbent)
Mr. Glenn Wortham
Please note that Councilman Larry May did not file for re-election for the District 1 seat. Councilman May has served the City as a Commissioner/Council member since 1984. He will continue to serve until this May, when Mr. Cherry will be sworn in as the District 1 Council member.
In sum, the City will have one contested race on the ballot for the District 3 seat. Only registered voters residing in District 3 may vote in this election.
The election will be held on Saturday May 4th. Early voting begins Monday April 22nd and ends on Tuesday April 30th.
Members will be sworn in during the regular City Council Tuesday May 14Council meeting at 9:00 am.