Six to run in Meeker fire board election

MEEKER I Six candidates are running for three slots on the Meeker Fire Board in a May election. The deadline for candidates to file for the office was Friday and the deadline for write-in candidates was Monday.

All three seats are for four-year terms.
All three of the incumbents whose terms are ending are running for re-election. The incumbents are: Doug Overton, owner/manager of Northwest Auto; Sherri Halandras, a registered nurse in the emergency room department of Grand River Hospital in Rifle; and Rick Dodds, a supervisor with Moody Construction.
The challengers for the three slots, seeking their first election to the board, are: Jamie Cogswell, a licensed home daycare owner in Meeker; David Luzmoor, a retired chemical plant manager; and David Cole, a retired commercial airline pilot who is commander of the Meeker Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The Herald Times will be following this story with interviews of all six candidates concerning their views prior to the election in May.