Canby election candidates are lined up
The stage is set for the open Canby City Council and mayoral seats for the Nov. 8 elections.
On Aug. 30, Canby City Recorder Melissa Bisset submitted the certified list of city council and mayoral candidates to Clackamas County for Nov. 8 general election.
Canby has three council seats open in this election, all of which are four-year terms. Vying for those open seats will be Brad Clark, James X. Davis, Craig Lewelling, Herman Maldonado, Art Marine, Greg Parker, and Shawn Varwig.
In November, the three candidates receiving the highest number of votes will earn those city council seats.
In the mayor's race, current Mayor Brian Hodson, who has served in that capacity since 2013, was the only applicant.
Canby's City Council is comprised of the mayor and six city councilors. The council meets regularly on the first and third Wednesday of the month. Qualified applicants must have been a resident of the city of Canby for the 12 months immediately preceding the appointment and had to collect 50 signatures from registered Canby voters to be included on the ballot.
Applicants were also required to be a current, registered Oregon voter.
Canby residents interested in serving the community on a city board, committee, or commission, have a variety of offerings to choose from, with a range of requirements.
To see open volunteer positions on the City's website, please visit: canbyoregon.gov/bc/page/committee-openings.
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