Truckee Town Council race shapes up for 2018
UPDATE: This article has been updated. Carolyn Wallace Dee and Patrick Flora are not running for re-election. The Sierra Sun regrets this error.
Truckee Town Council Member Morgan Goodwin will be running for re-election in November. Other candidates who filed by the Wednesday deadline include Anna Klovstad, the Truckee Elementary Project manager; David Polivy, owner of Tahoe Mountain Sports; Chelsea Walterscheid, program manager at Sierra Business Council; Suzie Tarnay, a substitue teacher at Truckee Elementary, Alder Creek Middle School and Sierra Expeditionary Learning School; Richard Ludke with the U.S. Forest Service; and Carmen Carr, Tahoe Donner real estate agent.
The town council is made up of five members who each serve four year terms. Terms are staggered between council members and elections are held every other year.
Council Members David Tirman and Jessica Abrams will hold their seats until 2020. Once candidates are voted in, the council chooses which members will serve as mayor and vice mayor the following year.
Elections for council and all special districts will be held on Nov. 6.
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Truckee Town Council – 3 seats
Morgan Goodwin (I)
Tahoe Truckee Unified School District
Area 1: Kim Szczurek (I)
Area 4: Gaylan Larson (I)
Placer County Board of Education
E.Ken Tokutomi (I)
Anthony W. Palmer
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District – 4 seats
Robert “Jason” Hansford (I)
Dan Kates (I)
Jon Mon Pere
Kristin York (I)
Donner Summit Public Utility District – 2 seats
Phil Gamick (I)
Alex Medveczky (I)
Truckee Donner Public Utility District – 2 seats
Ali “Kaveh” Mansoor
Paul Warmerdam (I)
Tony Laliotis (I)
Tahoe City Public Utility District – 2 seats
John Pang (I)
Dan Wilkins (I)
North Tahoe Public Utility District – 2 seats
S.Lane Lewis (I)
Susan Daniels (I)
Tahoe Forest Hospital District – 3 seats
Mary G. Brown (I)
Dale Chamblin (I)
Charles Zipkin (I)
Truckee Sanitary District – 3 seats
Jerry Gilmore (I)
Nelson Van Gundy (I)
Ron Sweet (I)
Truckee Tahoe Airport District – 2 seats
Jim Morrison (I)
John Jones (I)
Joseph W. Lorenz
Peter Foss Van Peborgh
North Tahoe Fire Protection District – 2 seats
Heidi K. Doyle
Truckee Fire Protection District
Victor R. Hernandez (I)
Paul Wilford (I)
Gary Botto (I)
Erin Prado (I)
Alpine Springs County Water District – 3 seats
Christine York (I)
Janet Grant (I)
Evan Salke (I)
Sierra Joint Community College District
Area 2: None
Area 6: Nancy Palmer (I)
* (I) incumbent
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