Petitions filed to run for office

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January 29 was the deadline for people to file petitions to be on the ballot on Town Meeting Day on March 6.

In Warren, Michael Kelley is running for a three-year term as lister, Mac Rood is running for a one-year term as town moderator, Robert Ackland is running for two-year term on the select board, Clay Mays is running for three-year term on the select board, and Reta Goss is running for a three-year term as delinquent tax collector and a three-year term as town clerk.

Wayne Kathan is running for a one-year term as town agent, Rudy Elliott is running for a five-year term as cemetery commissioner, Michele Eid is running for a four-year term as cemetery commissioner, Rosemarie White is running for a three-year term as Harwood Union Unified School District (HUUSD) director, Carl Lobel is running for a three-year term as library commissioner and Ellen Kucera is running for a three-year term as library commissioner. All the Warren candidates are currently holding these positions and are up for re-election except Ellen Kucera who is running for a new seat on the library commission.

In Fayston, which elects its officers from the floor of Town Meeting with the exception of its representatives to the HUUSD Board, Lorraine Wargo is running for that board to fill the balance of the term vacated by Heidi Spear. Wargo has been serving on that board since this past fall.

Duxbury also elects its officers from the floor of Town Meeting with the exception of its reps to the HUUSD Board. Torrey Smith is running for the HUUSD Board for a seat that is currently held by Tom Cahalan. Cahalan is not seeking re-election.

In Waitsfield, select board chair Paul Hartshorn is running for re-election for a three-year term. Jon Jamieson and J.B. Weir are running for a two-year seat that had been held by Anne Bordonaro until December. Manny Apigian is running for lister and Trish Reed is running for library trustee. Fred Messer is running for grand juror and Ted Joslin is running for town agent. Janet Smith is running for delinquent tax collector. Brandi Turner is running for cemetery commissioner as is Paul Hartshorn. Gib Geiger is running for cemetery trustee. Other than Jamieson, Weir and Turner, all the others are incumbents seeking re-election.

Data from Moretown was not available by press time.