Four candidates have submitted their names to fill the temporary District IV City Council seat, City of Wichita officials announced on Thursday, Dec. 20. The candidates who filed a petition for candidacy are:
- Joshua Blick, 2039 S. Everett;
- Jeff Blubaugh, 10915 W. Atlanta Cir.;
- Paul Gray, 4416 S. Doris;
- Stan Reeser, 2551 S. Hiram.
The District IV candidates will participate in District IV Advisory Board (DAB) interviews at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 2 at the Lionel Alford Branch Library, 3447 S Meridian.
DAB members must recommend all four candidates for consideration to the City Council, according to municipal ordinance. Council Members will interview candidates on Jan. 8. More details about that process will be provided at a later date.
The District IV seat will be permanently filled in the April 2 general election.
For more information regarding the process for filling the temporary council seat, please contact Assistant City Attorney Jay Hinkel at 268-4681.