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|Paynesville Press - September 1, 2004|
Filings remain open in area cities
Filings for elected offices in area cities opened on Tuesday, Aug. 24, and will close on Tuesday, Sept. 7. |
For each city, a two-year term as mayor and two four-year terms on the city council will be up for election.
For the city of Paynesville, incumbents whose terms expire this year are mayor Jeff Thompson and city council members Harlan Beek and Dave Peschong.
Beek, who has served on the Paynesville City Council for 12 years, announced that he will not be running for re-election this year. "I think it's time to see some new faces on the city council," Beek said in a written statement.
Filings, in the city of Paynesville, can be done at city hall (on the corner of Highway 23 and Washburne Avenue) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
For the city of Lake Henry, incumbents whose terms expire this year are mayor Eric Pederson and city council members Dale Olmscheid and Pat Welle.
For the city of Regal, incumbents whose terms expire this year are mayor Mike Braun and city council members Jim Halvorson and Mike Pauly.
For the city of Roscoe, incumbents whose terms expire this year are mayor Don Heinen and city council members Mike Christian and Donald Albright.
For the city of St. Martin, incumbents whose terms expire this year are mayor James Rothstein and city council members Otto Kaschmitter and Steve Revermann.
Candidates for office need to be an eligible voter in Minnesota, must be 21 years of age when assuming office, and need to be a resident of their respective city for 30 days prior to the general election. There is a $2 filing fee. Interested candidates should contact their respective city clerk to file for office.
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