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Three positions open on Mancos board

The Journal fileMancos Town Hall
Election April 5; mail-in nominations due Jan. 24

Mancos residents will vote by mail to fill three four-year positions on the Mancos Board of Trustees for the regular municipal election April 5.

The Mancos Town Clerk’s office is accepting nominations up until Jan. 24 at 5 p.m. Mail can be sent to the Mancos Town Administration office at P.O. Box 487 at 117 N. Main St.

Terms are up for Fred Brooks, mayor pro-tem, Betsy Harrison and Brent McWhirter.

McWhirter is not running.

“I want to concentrate on my business and family at this time and perhaps run for office in a couple of years, once things with the business are more settled,” he said in an email to The Journal.

Trustee Harrison said she likely will run again.

The Journal also reached out to incumbents Brooks via a contact form on the town’s website, but has not heard back as of Thursday afternoon.

Mayor Queenie Barz remains in her position with two years left. Trustees Janice Bryan, Ed Hallam and Cindy Simpson also remain in their positions for two more years.

The Board of Trustees meets at Mancos Town Hall at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Workshops take place the hour before the regular board meeting the second Wednesday of each month.

To be eligible to serve as a councilor, candidates must be at least 18 years old, a registered elector and a Mancos resident of at least one year prior to April 5.

Mancos is also seeking a municipal court judge and an economic development coordinator.