Council will make election figures officialNo surprises or major changes are expected today when the Mitchell City Council formalizes the results of Tuesday’s city election.
By: Tom Lawrence, The Daily Republic
No surprises or major changes are expected today when the Mitchell City Council formalizes the results of Tuesday’s city election.
The council will meet at noon at City Hall Council Chambers to review the results, canvass the returns and make the election formal.
Voters rejected an initiated measure to add a city manager to the city staff. It was defeated 1,486 to 782, a 65.52 to 34.38 percent margin. Ward 2 Councilman Dan Allen retained his seat, defeating challenger Tim Moon 345-128, or 73-27 percent. Greg McCurry, the chairman of the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee, won the vacated Ward 4 seat with 363 votes, or 50.91 percent of the vote. Marc Bernard finished second with 320 votes, or 44.88 percent. Deb Skibsrud-Bueber garnered 30 votes, or 4.21 percent of the vote. Today’s meeting is open to the public.