February 21, 2006
As the City Council election creeps closer, another name may be added to the ballot. Right now there are two new democrats vying for the open seats--but Tuesday a Republican is expected to announce his bid for re-election.
Rob Schilling announced he is running again, and so far is the only Republican to do so. He's been on Council since 2002 again as the only Conservative on Council for quite some time. His most successful campaign was supporting the elected school board, which will go into affect this may with three seats on the ballot.
There are two seats up total, and sitting Councilor Blake Caravati decided not to run. The two Democratic nominees are Dave Norris, whose key issues are education and affordable housing. The other is former Fire Chief, Julian Taliaferro who is also focusing on education.
The election for two seats on City Council where people will vote May 2nd. After this year, the elections will move to November.