Breding files for city office

   The filing deadline for city office came and went rather quietly. The filing deadline was 5 p.m. on July 2.
   There were no filings for office in Valier.
   In Conrad, no one stepped up and filed for the position of mayor. There is a filing fee, $115.24, based on the mayor’s annual salary which is $11,524.28, or one percent of the salary.
   Councilwoman Wendy Judisch, Ward-2,  has filed for re-election.
   Gary Brown, Ward-1, chose not to file for re-election. However, Karla Breding has filed for this position.
   An alderman’s salary is $3,732.12 and a filing fee would be $37.12 or one percent of the annual salary.
   Municipal elections in Pondera County are non-partisan and no party affiliation needs to be declared.
   There can still be write-ins. Be watching the I-O  for information on being a write-in candidate.