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not soon enough

Ash Flat, AR

#1 Feb 7, 2013
how long are their terms and who all is up for re-election next time? seems they are staggered for some reason. 2 yr terms?

folks need to be thinking of running and announce early.

with all the failed leadership, lawsuits, medic one and voter shafting, upcoming pool deal, maybe some will do the right thing and not re run if they finally have some opposition. most have been there way to long, failed us, and we need some new leadership.
it's not that hard to serve - just do the right things that the average person wants done - not the special interests and gobs.
answer

Walnut Ridge, AR

#2 Feb 7, 2013
The city council has 4 year terms, with 3 members for election every 2 years.

I know the rumor is going around that Keith Sloan will be running for mayor, but last I heard he wasn't sure if he'd be in a position to run for Mayor in 2014 but is looking at a council seat. Just what I've heard.
joyfully

United States

#3 Feb 7, 2013
just find someone to run against that pompus do-nothing blowhard Tim Scott. And get him off the Chamber, too.
Ronnie got it

Mountain Home, AR

#4 Feb 7, 2013
joyfully wrote:
just find someone to run against that pompus do-nothing blowhard Tim Scott. And get him off the Chamber, too.
you failed to add these important adjectives for little timmy!
short , dipsh!t, loudmouth , radio station
guest

Horseshoe Bend, AR

#5 Feb 7, 2013
what is his income for sitting on the council?
chamber? bet we pay for his health insurance also.
guest

Oklahoma City, OK

#6 Feb 7, 2013
guest wrote:
what is his income for sitting on the council?
chamber? bet we pay for his health insurance also.
They make 325 per month no insurance provided.
guest

United States

#7 Feb 7, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
They make 325 per month no insurance provided.
and he plays power broker with chamber funds, pretending that he does something. No one wants him there, but he has his claws dug in deep. Last year he tried to make it illegal to pass handbills in town...what a blatant attempt to force advertising through his radio, or through his cronies at the SH.
voter

United States

#8 Feb 7, 2013
check it out, here's what angry voters do to misbehaving aldermen in Pine bluff.

http://pbcommercial.com/sections/opinion/lett...
Former PB resident

Horseshoe Bend, AR

#9 Feb 7, 2013
voter wrote:
check it out, here's what angry voters do to misbehaving aldermen in Pine bluff.
http://pbcommercial.com/sections/opinion/lett...
They have tried this in the bluff before but it was never successful.
not soon enough

Ash Flat, AR

#10 Feb 7, 2013
answer wrote:
The city council has 4 year terms, with 3 members for election every 2 years.
I know the rumor is going around that Keith Sloan will be running for mayor, but last I heard he wasn't sure if he'd be in a position to run for Mayor in 2014 but is looking at a council seat. Just what I've heard.
whose 3 seats are up next time.
are there 3 wards with 2 seats each? know the rough boundaries?
know the town

Horseshoe Bend, AR

#11 Feb 8, 2013
The only way to fix this town is to get Weatherford, rainwater, and white off the city Council they will kiss anybodys a** to get what they want
doh

Ash Flat, AR

#12 Feb 8, 2013
know the town wrote:
The only way to fix this town is to get Weatherford, rainwater, and white off the city Council they will kiss anybodys a** to get what they want
don't know where and who they are but will trade 3 of ours for your 3.
answer

Walnut Ridge, AR

#13 Feb 8, 2013
not soon enough wrote:
<quoted text>whose 3 seats are up next time.
are there 3 wards with 2 seats each? know the rough boundaries?
Yes, Pocahontas has 3 wards with 2 council members from each and one of them is up for election every 2 years. The three people up for reelection in 2014 will be
Rob Olvey (Ward 1)
Tim Scott (Ward 3)
Russel Winebaugh (Ward 2)

Council members represent only one ward on the city council but are elected by the entire city. The ward boundaries can be found at this link http://www.cityofpocahontas.com/City_Ordiance... or you can go to the city clerks office for a better map of it.
guest

Ash Flat, AR

#14 Feb 8, 2013
time for the citzens to form a group. get electable oppontents to run against each of these three. the time is now.

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