Bolivar voters will have the opportunity to decide the fate of the city’s water and wastewater treatment systems, as well as the future of the city’s budget, in the upcoming April election.
Absentee ballots for the Village of Aldrich special election are now available at the clerk’s office in the Polk County Courthouse. The run-off election will be Tuesday, June 4, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Aldrich Methodist Church.
It seems a new day has dawned for Bolivar’s Board of Aldermen as two long-standing incumbents fell to their challengers in tight races in Tuesday’s municipal election, according to unofficial results.
With the April 2 election just days away, around 60 area residents gathered at Southwest Baptist University Monday evening to hear from candidates and bond issue proponents during a public election forum.
Next Tuesday, area voters will be asked to exercise their power of the vote to decide a number of races and issues that will likely define life as we know it locally for at least some time to come.
Next week, area voters will have the chance to meet candidates seeking office in the April election — as well as hear more about the Bolivar R-1 bond issue — during a public forum slated for Monday.
The following candidates will appear on the Tuesday, April 2, ballot. Contested races include election for one Ward 2 alderman and one Ward 4 alderman.