by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The following is the candidates forum for the Wellington Mayor position.
The candidates running are: Kelly Green, Shelley Hansel, Mark Hatfield, Tami Klinedinst and Jazzmyne Pettegrew.
The city election will be held Tuesday, April 7 and is open to all registered voters, who live within the Wellington city limits.
The winner of this race will serve as mayor for four years, replacing Roger Stallbaumer, who will be leaving the post at the end of April.
Keep in mind these questions were provided a month ago and the answers were delivered two weeks ago. So these responses before the utility rate work session meeting on Monday. The candidates’ answers are presented in alphabetical order by their last names.
1. Tell us about yourself. Provide background information such as where you grew up, where you went to school, where you started your career, and any biographical information you find pertinent to why you are running for the elected position.