Deadline Looms for City and School Elections
The deadline to sign up to run for City Council or for the LISD Board of Trustees is fast approaching. Monday, March 14 is the last day potential candidates can sign up to be included on the May 14, 2011 ballot.
Three positions are opening for both the City and the school elections. Incumbents Tim Brown and Tony Tavary, along with newcomer Mary Atkins, have signed up to run for Lexington City Council. Incumbent Greg Langehennig had not signed up as of press time.
Incumbent Dr. Mark Strain has signed up to run again for the local School Board, while Trustees Jeremy Romoser and Jenny Lu Jones had not submitted applications. Riza Cooper and Doug Havard have signed up to run for LISD Board of Trustees.
Lexington City Council positions are for two-year terms and School Board positions are three-year terms.
Prospective City Council members can sign up through March 14, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at City Hall. Prospective LISD Board of Trustee members can sign up Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the LISD Administrative Office.