Yet another person has decided to run for a seat on the Sulphur Springs City Council, the third person to sign up for Place 2 in the first week of filing.
Steve Carmody, manager at Lowe’s home improvement store, filed Wednesday afternoon for the Place 2 seat currently held by Clay Walker.
Claude Walter, 67, owner of AES Walterstart on Gilmer Street, filed for the Place 2 seat Monday morning. Bradley Edge, 27, filed for the Place 2 seat that afternoon.
Walker, the incumbent, has not filed for re-election to a third full term, but was being strongly urged by other councilmen to run again.
Place 3 Councilman Oscar Aguilar became the first incumbent to file for re-election Tuesday morning. Aguilar, 46, a funeral director, currently serves as mayor.
Craig Johnson, 38, a Sulphur Springs native and owner of Kramerica Outdoor Advertising, was the first person to file Monday, signing up for the Place 1 seat currently held by Garry Jordan. Jordan, owner of Good News Christian book store , has not filed for re-election but has said he intends to do so.
Candidates have until March 9 to declare candidacy for one of the three City Council seats. Filing is held in the City Secretary's office in the Sulphur Springs Municipal Building, 125 South Davis St.
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