Three seats open in Town Council election

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The early stages of Pagosa Springs’ municipal election have been set in motion, with petition packets being made available for those wishing to run for candidacy.

The election is scheduled to be held April 5.

Candidates will vie for three at-large Town Council seats currently held by Clint Alley, Tracy Bunning and David Schanzenbaker.

According to the town’s website, those wishing to run for Town Council must meet the following requirements:

• Be a citizen of the United States of America.

• Be a registered voter of the Town of Pagosa Springs.

• Have no felony convictions.

• Be a resident of the Town, and in the case of district Council Members, a resident of his or her respective district for a period of no less than 12 consecutive months preceding the election.

It’s worth noting that what district the candidates reside in doesn’t matter when vying for an at-large seat on Town Council.

Those wishing to run for a Town Council seat can pick up a petition   packet at Town Hall.

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