Elections for City COuncil are heating . 13 candidates look forward to participation in City Council and possibly as Mayor of Rexburg.
By Jenny Farley
Sean Larson, the previous mayor of Rexburg, has retired and moved to Utah. Currently City Council President Chris Mann has taken over mayor duties but the position is open for applicants. 13 candidates are for city council; 12 of those male and one of them female. It is the city council members that then will appoint the mayor. Each candidtate has unique experiences they feel will beneit the city of Rexburg.
Q: What are the candidates promising to citizens of Rexburg?
A: Most of them made comments about working efficiently on city council and building relationships with BYU-Idaho. Some were specific about how they would raise funds or take on certain projects. There is an excellent review of all of the candidates in this week’s edition of the Scroll and of course more information can be had at City Hall.
Q: Are students able to participate in the vote?
A: Absolutely. As long as the students have lived in Rexburg for 30 or more days they are able to vote. The ballot is only open for today.
Make sure to get down to City Hall and cast your vote for city council members today. City Hall closes at 5pm.