Local government elections will be held across Saskatchewan October 26, but there will be no polls in Wilkie.
In Wilkie, David Zeigler returns as mayor by acclamation. Councillors Carol Delainey, Kathy Heilman, Maryellen Herzog, Clarke Jackson, Alex Majewski and Jason Nissen were also all elected by acclamation. Jackson is new to council while the others were all running as incumbents.
In the Town of Scott, Mayor Eric Schell will continue to sit at the head of the table but the makeup of the council joining him remains to be determined. Five nominees – Stewart Brandt, agronomist; Norbert Gerein, farmer; Emeric Greenwald, retired; Carol Howell, housewife; and Duane Mann, farmer – are competing for four seats.
Long-time mayor of the Village of Landis, Joe Sarassin, is stepping down. He will be replaced by Don Beckett, a current councillor. Here too, five nominees – Travis Kolenosky, Dennis Rea, Wade Robinson, Andrew Scott and Kevin Yuzik – are competing for four seats.
Meanwhile, In Tramping Lake, councillors Arnold Simon and Sheila Simon are elected by acclamation but there will be a vote for mayor. Christine Lang and Joe Tuttle have both thrown their hats into the ring.