candidates for Seat 1 head
into their final campaign week
Express Staff Writer
races for Ketchum City Council seats havenít been as politically charged
as the cityís mayoral race, there have not been a shortage of issues
Seat 1 are three long-time Ketchum residents: Baird Gourlay, Anne Corrock
and Millie Wiggins.
became vacant when David Hutchinson, who held it previously, was appointed
mayor early this fall.
let Ketchum lose its way. Vote for Baird Gourlay," Gourlay chuckled
early this week.
served on the Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission for two and a half
years, and he said this experience is one of the most significant issues
voters should consider when voting on Tuesday.
biggest issue, I think, for me is that 70 percent of all city council
meetings are P&Z issues, and that two and a half years of experience
working with the ordinances and working with the public is
preeminent," he said.
P&Z commissioner, Gourlay said he helped work to strengthen city
design ordinances and write the cityís new comprehensive plan.
just constantly trying to be a guardian for the community," he said.
"The only way to do that is to try and second guess what a developer
might do with our laws, and to try to make them stronger."
summarized her campaign by encouraging citizens to vote Nov. 6.
vote does count," she said. "Be informed on the candidates and
exercise your freedom of choice."
said parking, traffic and city infrastructure are three issues sheís
been asked about the most as a candidate.
are the issues that need to be addressed as a priority," she said.
continued to build her platform around preservation of Ketchumís open
space and enforcing the cityís comprehensive plan.
for the city acquiring open space to be used for parking and parks,"
she said. "I have your interest at heart and will try to keep lines
of communication open between the city and the public."
discussing issues, Wiggins said she has enjoyed her candidacy as an
opportunity to reinforce connections with the people of Ketchum.
had a wonderful time being a first-time candidate," she said. "Iíve
really enjoyed talking to so many people who live in Ketchum, and I hope
we have a great turnout on Nov. 6."
your town," she said.