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WHAT’S UP: City Council Election WHAT’S...

WHAT’S UP:

City Council Election

WHAT’S BEHIND IT:

Three seats open on the City Council. The deadline to file

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nomination papers was 5 p.m., Aug. 13. Incumbents Steven Dicterow and

Toni Iseman, Wastewater Advisory Committee member Melissa O’Neal and

former Planning Commissioner Elizabeth Pearson made the cut, with

Pearson filing mere hours before the deadline.

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Marine Room owner and former Councilman Kelly Boyd considered

running, but decided against it.

WHAT NOW:

Village Laguna will hold its biennial endorsement meeting Monday

in the large hall at Fred Lang Park. All council candidates and

School Board candidates were invited regardless of their expressed

opinions of Village Laguna.

Each candidate will get three minutes to make a prepared

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presentation and 1 1/2 minutes to respond to questions developed by a

Village Laguna committee.

Balloting will follow. Only Village Laguna members in good

standing can vote.

WHAT’S SAID:

“An endorsement requires a two-thirds majority vote,” said Village

Laguna President Bette Anderson. “We continue balloting until someone

gets two-thirds or we vote to end the balloting.”

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WHAT’S NEXT:

Village Laguna’s endorsement to be announced. It won’t be the last

one, as other influential groups are expected to make their choices

known.

-- Barbara Diamond


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