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CANDIDATES FILE FOR CITY COUNCIL MEMBER

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 - 9:35am

NEWS RELEASE
City of Carbondale, Illinois

Office of the City Clerk
November 28, 2016 – 5:00 p.m.

CANDIDATES FILE FOR CITY COUNCIL MEMBER

The period for filing nominating petitions for three City Council positions ended today at 5:00 p.m. Listed below are the five candidates who have filed for City Council Member. An “L” next to the name of the first three candidates indicates that those candidates will be involved in the Lottery for Ballot Placement to be held on Monday, December 5, at 4:00 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office.

  • L - Jessica Bradshaw, 1113 W. Walkup Ave.
  • L - Lee M. Fronabarger, 1140 Morningside Dr.
  • L - Carolin Harvey, 109 South Tower Road
  • 4 - Tobias Merriman, 1200 W. Chautauqua Street
  • 5 - Jeff Doherty, 2918 W. Kent Drive

 The three candidates who receive the highest number of votes in the Consolidated Election on April 4, 2017, will be sworn into office at the City Council meeting on May 2, 2017.

Questions regarding the City Council election may be addressed to City Clerk Jennifer Sorrell at 457-3280 or by e-mail at jsorrell@ci.carbondale.il.us.

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NOTE TO MEDIA:  New filings are listed in red.

Jennifer R. Sorrell, CMC
Carbondale City Clerk/FOIA Officer
200 South Illinois Avenue
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
(618) 549-5302
 

CARBONDALE INSTALLS SECURITY CAMERAS DOWNTOWN

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 - 9:32am

NEWS RELEASE
City of Carbondale, Illinois
November 30, 2016

CARBONDALE INSTALLS SECURITY CAMERAS DOWNTOWN

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is installing security cameras downtown as part of a multi-phase safety project.

The first phase includes cameras that will be placed between College and Cherry Streets with additional phases that will extend along Illinois Avenue.

“The City of Carbondale continues its focus on revitalizing downtown, and enhancing the experience for our residents and visitors is a major part of that effort.  Improving safety and ensuring that downtown visitors feel safe is fundamental to our revitalization strategy,” said Carbondale City Manager Gary Williams.  

Members of the media should contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939 to set up an interview.

 

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