There is a contested race for Colesburg mayor this year, as current mayor Rex Meyer is not seeking re-election. The two candidates looking to fill his seat are Tom Forkenbrock and Carl Scherbring.
Forkenbrock is a native of the Ed-Co area.
Forkenbrock talks about why he’s running for mayor of Colesburg.
Forkenbrock says like most other small towns, he feels Colesburg doesn’t have any urgent priorities – but he does have several long-term goals for the city.
In the race for Colesburg mayor next Tuesday, Forkenbrock will face Carl Scherbring.
Scherbring says he is running for Colesburg mayor for several reasons.
And Scherbring says he has several priorities if elected.
Election Day is next Tuesday, November 2nd. And in this week leading up to the election, we’ll continue introducing you to more candidates of some of the contested local races, including Dyersville Mayor, Manchester City Council and West Delaware School Board.