City Council: Potential Candidates in Each Ward

***Updated 11/17/15 at 12:00 p.m.***
As of the date above, the following people have returned petitions to run for open City Council seats in the April 2016 election:

  • Victor Gunn, Ward 3
  • Robbie Guard, Ward 4
  • Patrick Koetting, Ward 4
  • Bob Fox, Ward 5

Should additional potential candidates return their petitions to City Hall by 5 p.m. today (Nov. 17), a primary election would not be needed. The General Election is scheduled for April 5, 2016.
Two potential candidates in each of the three open wards have picked-up petitions to run for Council, but only four have officially filed. Candidates must file before 5 p.m. on Nov. 17 to appear on the 2016 ballot(s). For more on the rules and distinctions, visit
These residents have already started the nominating process to become a City Council  member:

  • Victor Gunn – Ward 3 (Incumbent)*
  • Dustin Masterson – Ward 3
  • Patrick Koetting – Ward 4*
  • Robbie Guard – Ward 4*
  • Lindsay Baker – Ward 5
  • Bob Fox – Ward 5*
    (*Candidates who have filed a petition)

Should more than two candidates file in any one ward, there will be a February 2016 Primary Election before the April 2016 General Election.CouncilHeader - Copy