Filing period begins for city council elections

The Gatesville City Council approved an order of election for a place on the general election ballot on Nov. 6, to elect the mayor and three council members at their Monday, July 23, meeting. The candidate filing period to be placed on the ballot began on July 21 and ends Monday, Aug. 20.

The following council member office terms will expire in November 2018: Mayor (Incumbent: Gary Chumley); Ward 1 Place 2 (Appointed Incumbent: Tim Woodlock); Ward 2 Place 4 (Incumbent: Jack Doyle) and Ward 2 Place 6 (Incumbent: Dwight Suson). At press time, Thursday, July 26, Chumley was the only incumbent to file for reelection. The only non-incumbent to fi le was William Robinette for Ward 2 Place 4.

The council voted to withdraw the award to Solar Centex LLC for the Solar Array Panel System Project at the Leon Wastewater Treatment Plant. They also voted to reject all bids received and to direct KSA Engineering to modify the project specifi cations to reflect best value.


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