Delta City Council member Ray Penick said this week he will not be seeking another term in office, bringing to three the number of vacant seats to be filled in the upcoming municipal election.
The other two seats are held by Mary Cooper and Robert Jurca, both of whom are term limited.
Penick represents District A, and Cooper is from District B. Individuals interested in running for those seats must reside within those district boundaries, which can be found on the city website.
The other vacancy is an at-large position which can be filled by a qualified elector residing anywhere within the city.
Nomination petitions are currently available at Delta City Hall, 360 Main Street. Signed petitions must be returned to city clerk Jolene Nelson by 5 p.m. Jan. 25.
For more information, contact Nelson at 874-7902.
The election will be conducted by mail. Voters should expect to see their ballots in the mail the week of March 14. Election day is April 5.
To register to vote, stop by the county clerk's office in the courthouse or go to www.govotecolorado.com.
During a preliminary hearing in Delta District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Judge Steven Schultz found probable cause for second degree murder charges against Heather Jones.
Jones previously faced three counts in the shooting of Ryan Redifer in Paonia on Jan. 12, 2018 -- assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree and violation of a protection order.