Elec­tion

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cul­verts and park­ing lots; new con­struc­tion or ren­o­va­tion of mu­nic­i­pal build­ings in­clud­ing equip­ment and fix­tures; recre­ation fa­cil­i­ties or equip­ment; and, wa­ter and sewer projects.

City of Plainville: Fund­ing cap­i­tal im­prove­ment projects con­sist­ing of: side­walks; road im­prove­ment or re­pair; recre­ation; im­prove­ments or re­pair to City Hall and Fire Depart­ment; and, main­te­nance and re­pair to city prop­erty.

Town of Re­saca: Fund­ing cap­i­tal projects con­sist­ing of: a new town hall; pub­lic works for roads and streets; and, ex­pan­sion of sewer ser­vice. Seats up for grabs this elec­tion cy­cle are: City of Cal­houn: For City Coun­cil Post 3, in­cum­bent coun­cil- man Matt Bar­ton will face former Cal­houn coun­cil­man Ge­orge Crow­ley.

For City Coun­cil Post 4, former Cal­houn coun­cil­man Ray Den­mon, former Gor­don County com­mis­sioner Alvin Long and Ed Moyer have all qual­i­fied to run for the post be­ing va­cated by David Ham­mond.

For Cal­houn City School Board Post 1, only lo­cal pho­tog­ra­pher Andy Bax­ter is run­ning, the post be­ing va­cated by cur­rent school board mem­ber Alvin Long.

For Cal­houn City School Board Post 2, in­cum­bent Rhoda Wash­ing­ton will see no op­po­si­tion, as well as Cal­houn City School Board Post 3, where in­cum­bent David Scog­gins was the lone qual­i­fier. City of Fair­mount: In­cum­bent Fair­mount City Coun­cil mem­ber Steve Fain qual­i­fied for Post 1 and in­cum­bent Fair­mount City Coun­cil mem­ber Jim Dodd qual­i­fied for Post 3; if no one qual­i­fies as a write- in can­di­date for Fair­mount City Coun­cil posts, there will be no elec­tion. Dead­line for write- in can­di­dates is Fri­day, Sept. 1. City of Plainville: In­cum­bent Plainville City Coun­cil mem­ber James Miller qual­i­fied for Post 3 and in­cum­bent Plainville City Coun­cil mem­ber Frances Fos­sett qual­i­fied for Post 4; if no one qual­i­fies as a write- in can­di­date for Plainville City Coun­cil posts, there will be no elec­tion. Dead­line for write- in can­di­dates is Fri­day, Sept. 1. Town of Re­saca: For Re­saca Town Coun­cil Post 3, Michael Austin, Randy Bar­ron and Mitch Reed will all vie for the post.

For Re­saca Town Coun­cil Post 4, in­cum­bent San­dra Adams will see no op­po­si­tion.

For more in­for­ma­tion on this year’s Gen­eral Mu­nic­i­pal Elec­tion, visit www. gor­don­county. org, where sam­ple bal­lots can also be found.

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