No municipal election for city council needed in Sturgis

Gary MatthewsMarch 1, 2021Local
courtesy No City Council Election in Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. – The City of Sturgis say the April 13 City Council Election will not be needed as all candidates are running unopposed this year.

One candidate from each ward submitted the required number of petition signatures. Ward 1, incumbent Terry Keszler decided not to seek re-election. His seat will be filled by Angela Wilkerson.

Ward 2 incumbent Beka Zerbst turned in the required number of petitions and has no opposition.

Ward 3 incumbent Ron Waterland decided not to seek re-election. His seat will be filled by Aaron Jordan.

Ward 4 incumbent Rhea Crane decided not to seek re-election. Her seat will be filled by Dean Sigman.

Ward 4, Councilor Steve Keszler, resigned his seat in February. The City Council will make a 1-year appointment for this seat.

The new Council members will be sworn in during the May 3 Council meeting.