No mayoral candidates
The deadline to file for Velva’s upcoming city election has come and gone, leaving an empty ballot slot for the position of city mayor.
According to City Auditor Carol Bickler, no one filed to fill the seat of outgoing mayor Cindy Shattuck. The only other opening on the city commission is that being vacated by Alden Hollenbeck, who is not seek re-election at this time. Former commissioner JD Larson has filed to seek that seat.