Ward I Vacant City Council Seat List Narrowed To Top Five

By staff

CHEYENNE – Cheyenne Ward I City Councilmembers Scott Roybal and Annette Williams have narrowed the list of Ward I replacement candidates down to five after conducting interviews on Friday.

The councilmembers interviewed 23 candidates who applied for the vacant Ward I City Council position. Each candidate was given 15 minutes to answer four questions.

After going into executive session late Friday afternoon, Roybal and Williams announced the following candidates were chosen to return for a second interview:

• Traci Collins
• Eric Fountain
• Marian Orr
• Mel Turner
• Jeff White

Those interviews will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10 in City Council Chambers, 2101 O’Neil Ave.

The second round of interviews, like the first, are open to the public, however, public comment will not be taken during the interviews. Public comments are welcome when Roybal and Williams introduce their nominee or nominees to the governing body for consideration and action.

A vacancy in Ward I currently exists because of the recent passing of Jimmy Valdez.