Saturday, August 1, 2015

Belluz, Haglund running for council

More individuals are lining up to run for town council in the Oct. 27 municipal election.
Long-time public school board trustee Dan Belluz and local resident Ed Haglund filed their papers Friday afternoon.

That means eight people are now vying for the six council seats.
Incumbent councillors John Albanese and Ken Perry have filed their papers, as have newcomers Jennifer Greenhalgh, Jennifer Horton, Scott Krienke-Turvey, and Charleen Mallory.
Meanwhile, Mayor Roy Avis and Coun. Andrew Hallikas have filed to run for the mayor’s chair.
On the education front, incumbent David Kircher and newcomer Stephen Sinclair so far have filed to run for the two Fort Frances seats on the Rainy River District School Board.
No one has yet filed for the two Fort Frances seats up for grabs on the Northwest Catholic District School Board.
Candidates must submit their nomination to the town clerk by 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12.
Mail-in ballots will be sent out to voters in early October.

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