*UPDATED August 17th, 2012 at 4:10p.m.:
The petitions of Tony Gross, Glenn Remick and Bob Stohler for seats on the Kingston Springs Commission were approved last night at the meeting of the Cheatham County Election Commission.
2 of the candidates (Gross and Stohler) attended the Kingston Springs City Commission meeting Thursday night, and were warmly welcomed by the seated commission.
Today, August 16th at noon was the deadline for turning in signed petitions for potential candidates in the November Presidential election.
Locally, there are some other seats to be filled, and their deadline was also Tuesday.
In Kingston Springs, there are 3 seats on the City Commission to be filled. The seats being vacated are currently held by Mayor John McLeroy, Aldermen Craig Kitch and Pam Lorenz. 3 potential candidates today turned in signed petitions, which will be approved and finalized at tonight’s Election Commission meeting at 6p.m. in Ashland City. Those 3 candidates are: Tony Gross of 310 Maple St.; Glenn Remick of 1773 Anna Rebecca Ct.; and Bob Stohler of 440 Harpeth Meadows Dr.
Also on the ballot will be Pleasant View Mayor, including: Njaal “Rudi London” Helle of 107 Christi Place; Perry Keenan of 1058 Loop Dr.; and Teresa Walsh of 1015 Trent Place.
For Pleasant View Alderman the following turned in petitions: Randall Bracey of 5043 Highpoint Rd.; Danny Rediker of 2003 Copper Kettle Circle; Jordan Tupper of 2738 Goodsprings Rd.; Larry “The Carpetman” Vernon of 1851 Pinnacle Rd.; Don Worrell of 1386 Old Clarksville Pike.
There’s still time to register to vote in the November Presidential Election. You may register to vote through October 9th, 2012.