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City, school seats open in election

By The Herald Staff | 12/17/2012

Three Ottawa City Commission seats and three Ottawa school board seats are up for election this spring.

The terms for city commissioners Gene Ramsey, Linda Reed and Jeff Richards are set to expire in April 2013. The terms for Ramsey and Reed are for four years, while Richards’ term is for two years.

Three Ottawa City Commission seats and three Ottawa school board seats are up for election this spring.

The terms for city commissioners Gene Ramsey, Linda Reed and Jeff Richards are set to expire in April 2013. The terms for Ramsey and Reed are for four years, while Richards’ term is for two years.

Persons interested in running for one of those seats have until noon Jan. 22 to file with the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 101 S. Hickory St., Ottawa.

School board members Bill Allegre, Brandon Jones and Marge Stevens also will see their terms expire in 2013. All three seats are four-year terms.

Persons interested in seeking one of those seats need to file by noon Jan. 22 with the Franklin County Clerk’s Office, 315 S. Main St., Ottawa.

The general election will take place April 2. If a primary election is necessary, it would be Feb. 26.

As of Monday afternoon, no one had filed for any of the city or school board seats, representatives of the city clerk’s office and county clerk’s office said.

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