Bentley area electors will get to make a choice

The candidate list for the Bentley municipal election includes two running for mayor: Joan Dickau, the incumbent mayor for the past ...

The candidate list for the Bentley municipal election includes two running for mayor: Joan Dickau, the incumbent mayor for the past two terms, and Lynda Haarstad-Petten a town councillor.

Running for one of the four positions for town councillors are: Basil (Butch) Howard and Cliff Knutson currently town councillors; Robin Lemay, a former councilor and deputy mayor; Pam Davey, who ran in a past election; and new to the scene, Raymond Williams and Richard Diamond.

Six trustees on the Wolf Creek Public Schools board of trustees represent residents from each of the five school wards.

Running in ward 4, the Bentley/Eckville area, is incumbent trustee for many years Karin Engen from Eckville; retired teacher Peter Sutherland from the Lacombe County-Blackfalds area; and business owner/mother of current school students, Pamela Hansen from Bentley.

In ward 3, the trustee for the Rimbey/Crestomere area, incumbent Trudy Bratland is acclaimed.

Also acclaimed are ward 1, the Alix area and ward 2 Ponoka.

There are two ward 5 (Lacombe/Blackfalds) seats that will see elections with five candidates running including the two incumbents.

In the western portion of the Lacombe County there will be no election. All incumbents were acclaimed.

In division 5, Incumbent Ken Wigmore was acclaimed. For division 6, incumbent Keith Stephenson was acclaimed and division 7 incumbent Dana Kreil was also acclaimed.

There will be elections in divisions 1, 2, and 3. Paula Law was the acclaimed incumbent for division 4.