In addition to city councilor Jeff Bertuleit filing for mayor, frequent city council candidate Randy Holman has filed again saying that he would like to see more transparency from the city council. Laura Swanson, former educator, has filed for council as well. In addition, retired FAA and Computer Sciences Corporation employee Ralph H. Busby III has also filed.
No indication yet from incumbents Dean Sawyer or Lon Brusselback as to whether they’re going to take another bite of the political apple.
We still have about ten days worth of waiting to do, to see who will take their turn at helping to run Newport. Filing deadline is Tuesday, August 28th, 5pm at city hall. For information on how to file and the necessary paperwork, contact Newport City Clerk Recorder Peggy Hawker at 541-574-0613.