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NC Council Candidates Will Not Appear on Ballot

Nevada City voters will not see City Council candidates when they vote in June. City Clerk Niel Locke says when Shawn Matthews came in to file his paperwork on the deadline, it turned out to be incomplete…

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That leaves three candidates for three seats, so Locke says there is no need for an election. Technically, Valerie Moberg, David “Sparky” Parker, and Reinette Senum will be appointed to the council…

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In 2014, Duane Strawser and Evans Phelps ran for two open seats, but Jonathan Valdman pulled out of the race after ballots were printed. In 2012, Terri Andersen, Robert Bergman, and Jennifer Ray were the three candidates for three seats, so they were appointed, rather than holding an election. Locke says the only Nevada City items that will be on the ballot are Measure X–changes to the business license tax, and Measure Y–the ‘Air B-and-B’ measure…

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Locke estimates the savings at about 25-hundred dollars. Locke is also up for re-election as City Clerk, but is running unopposed, so his name will not appear on the ballot either.

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