5 of 6 city councillors, mayor, seek re-election

Councillor Melissa Draycott
Councillor Melissa Draycott

City of Portage la Prairie Councillor Melissa Draycott has announced her name will be on the ballot Oct. 24 for re-election.
According to the city’s website,

city council candidates now include:

Ryan Espey
Registration date: July 10, 2018

Kathrine Baer
Registration date: August 17, 2018

Brent Budz
Registration date: August 28, 2018

Melissa Draycott
Registration date: August 29, 2018

Wayne Wall
Registration date: August 29, 2018

Brent Froese
Registration date: August 30, 2018

Preston Meier
Registration date: August 31, 2018

Coun. Liz Driedger will not stand for re-election.
In her current portfolio, she is chair of the transportation committee, second on the community services committee serves as a director on the Portage Regional Economic Development and Fort la Reine Museum boards and as representative on the budget committee, city manager’s evaluation, emergency control group, board of revision and the tax sharing committees.

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