Two people filed for Detroit Lakes School Board on Tuesday, the first day of the two-week filing period for school board and city council positions.
Tom Trowbridge of Villa Lane in Detroit Lakes and Amy Erickson of East Shore Drive both filed Tuesday.
Three of the six seats on the Detroit Lakes School Board are up for election this year. Seats held by Tom Seaworth, Jackie Buboltz and Ladd Lyngaas are up for four-year terms.
Seven of the 10 seats on the Detroit Lakes City Council are up for grabs in the general election Nov. 8.
Four of the five city council seats in Lake Park are up for election this year.
Seats that will be on the ballot include those currently held by Mayor Keith Zachariason and council members Jason Abbott and Jon Anderson (all four-year terms) and John Warling (a two-year term).
Three of the seven seats on the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Board are up for election this year. They are currently held by Joe McArthur, Allan Haugo and John Zima.
In Frazee, two of the five city council positions will be on the ballot. Up for election this year are seats currently held by David Jopp and Donna Ouart, both four-year terms.
In Detroit Lakes, Third Ward Alderman Marty Waller has announced that he will not be seeking reelection, though he will continue to serve through the end of the year.
Waller was first appointed to fill a vacancy on the council in 2011 and ran for election the following year.
Besides Waller’s position, the other seats that will be on the ballot in November include those currently held by Mayor Matt Brenk; Ward 1 Alderman Ron Zeman; Ward 2 Alderman Jamie Marks Erickson; and Alderman-At-Large Bruce Imholte, all four-year terms.
The seat held by Ward 2 Alderman Jay Schurman is also up this year. Schurman was appointed last year to fill out the term of Dave Aune, who moved out of the community.
Also, the seat held by Ward 3 Alderman Matt Boeke is up this year. Boeke was appointed to fill out Schurman’s term in Ward 3, as Schurman moved into Ward 2 last year.
Both the Schurman and Boeke positions are two-year terms.
The filing period for all city council positions opened Tuesday and continues through Aug. 16.
You can file at school district administration buildings and city offices.