District Four Commissioner Candidate Penny Wheat
Experience has been the word called upon numerous times during the race for district four city commissioner. Pitting former county commissioner Penny Wheat against Randy Wells. Wheat said its more than just her days as county commissioner that set her apart from the competition.
She finished with 37% of the vote, Randy Wells grabbed 47%. Wheat said many residents have spoken to her about their opposition to the proposed biomass plant. They've also expressed concerns for possible cuts to public safety such as police, fire and emergency services. Areas Wheat said should take priority for funding.
"Our next city commissioner must have the leadership and common sense to create a fiscally-sound, secure, and more livable community," said Wheat. "And there's only one candidate in the race with the experience to do that."
Early voting ends Saturday, running from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TV20 will have complete coverage of the runoff election April 13th.
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