Candidates can begin filing at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, for the April 2, 2019 elections.
The mayor’s seat is up for election. Mayor Dwain Hahs plans to run again. (See mayor’s column on page 5A for more details.)
The Jackson R-2 Board of Aldermen has one seat up for election in each ward. Up for election are the seats of Wanda Young, Ward 1; David Hitt, Ward 2; Katy Liley, Ward 3; and Tom Kimbel, Ward 4. These are two-year terms.
Young, Liley and Kimbel are planning to run again; Hitt is undecided but is leaning toward filing again.
The other Ward 1 alderman seat is also up for election. Phil Penzel resigned from this seat and Paul Sander was appointed by the mayor to fill the seat until the April 2, 2019 election.
The Jackson R-2 School Board has two seats up for election: those of Brian Thompson and Dan Stover. These are three-year terms. Thompson plans to file again; Stover is undecided.
There are openings on the board of directors of Public Water Supply Districts Nos. 1, 2, 4 and 5.
The Fruitland Area Fire Protection District will have one board member seat up for election.
The Delta Fire Protection District has a Board of Director seat up for election.
For details about these positions, see the public notices on pages 7-8B.
Filing will remain open until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.