Waitsburg to hold candidate forum


WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Commercial Club is sponsoring a candidate forum Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Waitsburg Elementary School Library.

The forum is for candidates running for mayor and City Council. The city election is April 5.

So far, only one candidate, William Potolicchio, has filed for office at City Hall. He is currently serving as an appointed Council member.

Deadline for holding a caucus or filing to run for office is Wednesday.

A caucus held by the "Committee to Elect Walt Gobel" recently nominated Gobel for mayor. Candidates nominated for Council by the caucus are Scott Nettles, Marty Dunn, Kevin House, Oral Branson and Karl Newell.

Caucuses can be organized by any Waitsburg resident or organization.

Ballots for the election will be mailed March 15.


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