A current trustee will challenge the incumbent mayor and eight candidates have stepped up to seek one of three seats open on the Eagle Town Board come election day April 3.
Incumbent Eagle Mayor Ed Woodland, an attorney with an Eagle-based private practice, is seeking re-election. Woodland was elected to the mayor post four years ago. He will be challenged by Yuri Kostick, a current member of the Eagle Town Board. Kostick works as an Eagle County Energy Smart Program home energy advisor.
With Kostick running for mayor, there are no incumbents seeking re-election to the town board. The eight candidates for the three seats are:
• Jeremy D. Cossette.
• John A. King, a construction inspector for the town of Vail.
• Joe Knable, a construction contractor employed by R.A. Nelson.
• Lonnie Leto, manager of the AmericInn Lodge and Suites in Eagle
• Anne McKibbin, an archeologist employed by Metcalf Archaeological Consultants Inc. of Eagle.
• Skylar Mitchell, of Lowdermilk Mitchell Mechanical Services of Eagle.
• Brandi Resa, an accountant employed by a local construction company.
• Max Schmidt, certified practitioner at Ondamed Wellness Center in Edwards.
The election will be held Tuesday, April 3, at Eagle Town Hall. For residents who have signed up to receive ballots by mail, ballots will be sent out March 15.
The Eagle Valley Enterprise will publish candidate questionnaires in its Thursday, March 22 edition.