“More in, more out for city racesLast-minute filings filled out several contests.”

"Nothing like a little controversy to inspire new candidates.Citing his disapproval of recent traffic calming projects and plans for a roundabout at High School and Madison Avenue, 20-year-old Houston Wade has entered the fray for the central ward, position 4 city council seat. "

  • Wednesday, August 1, 2001 11:00am
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“Nothing like a little controversy to inspire new candidates.Citing his disapproval of recent traffic calming projects and plans for a roundabout at High School and Madison Avenue, 20-year-old Houston Wade has entered the fray for the central ward, position 4 city council seat.I want to get the community’s head straight on roadwork, said Wade, a barista at the Town and Country latte stand and the youngest in a field of hopefuls for local public office.Several contests filled out at filing deadline Friday, with the addition of North Madison architect Thomas Hofferber in the race for the north ward, position 7 seat, and Winslow economist Richard Berndt for the central ward, position 5 seat.The field narrowed again Monday, when Sandspit resident Christine Nokes dropped her bid for the north ward seat.The final field:Mayor – Darlene Kordonowy, Chris LlewellynCity council, central ward, position 4 – Bill Nelson, Houston Wade, Bill KnoblochCity council, central ward, position 5 – Richard Berndt, Jim Llewellyn (incumbent), Deborah VannCity council, north ward, position 7 – Thomas L. Hofferber, Deborah VancilSchool board, position 2 – Peter Harris, Susan Sivitz (incumbent)School board, position 5 – Mike ScottFire board, position 2 – Scott A. Gray, James Jim Johnson, Brian Lawler, Ralph Spillinger Unopposed races:School board, position 5 – Mike ScottPark board, position 1 – Dane Spencer (incumbent)Park board, position 2 – Ken DeWitt (incumbent)Park board, position 3 – Tom SwolgaardPark board, position 5 – Daryle Schei (incumbent)Kitsap County Sewer District No. 7 (Fort Ward) – Emily Sato (incumbent) “

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