The Albany Ledger
The April 3 election will include and four contested races in Gentry County and a bond issue in Stanberry.
Albany voters will see races for mayor, south ward alderman and school board, while Stanberry voters will see opposition in the mayoral race.
Albany Mayor Wendy Preston and Steve Findley will appear on the ballot, as will south ward alderman Manley Tillison and Bob Goble. Stanberry Mayor Charles Lawson will see opposition from Doug Walker.
The Albany R-III Board of Education ballot includes three candidates vying for two positions. Voters will choose between incumbent Duane Williams, Sandra Youngs and Jody Barnes Novak for the board. Current board vice president Tina Gillespie did not file as a candidate. The deadline for filing was Jan. 24.
The King City R-I Board of Education has three candidates seeking two positions. Candidates are David Law, Andrew McCrea and Lesa Eiberger.
Stanberry voters will also be asked to decide upon a $5.1 million sewage system revenue bond.
Appearing on the April 3 ballot in uncontested races are:
• Albany north ward alderman Bryan Yeager;
• Stanberry east ward alderman John Groomer and west ward alderman John Graham;
• Stanberry R-II Board of Education members Bobby Birdsell and Ronald G. Stoll;
• Gentry city clerk Christopher Fritzel, and council members Cheryl J. Wilkins and Dennis Moad;
• McFall east ward alderman Clayton Stiff and west ward alderman Ruth Whitney;
• King City Mayor Harley Weddle, east ward alderman Lorie Carlson and west ward alderman Everett Galbraith;
• Pattonsburg R-II Board of Education members Patti Hartley and Pam Plymell;
• Albany Community Fire Protection District Board member Rob Noble;
• King City Fire Protection District Board member Dale Eiberger;
• Pattonsburg Fire and Rescue Protection District Board members Kyle Cornett and Terry Hoover; and
• Grand River Ambulance District Board members Charles Combs and Gary Carlson.