Ballot measure would tweak how Airway Heights selects mayor
Measure doesn’t affect process of choosing Richey’s interim replacement
Last updated 12/3/2020 at 12:24pm
AIRWAY HEIGHTS—Council and city manager Albert Tripp discussed tweaking the way the city chooses its mayor at council’s Nov. 23 study session before Mayor Kevin Richey and councilmembers unanimously agreed that the tweak should occur and a ballot resolution should be filed in hopes of bringing said resolution to public vote in February.
The tweak, which was first brought up to council by Richey in 2015 to allow for flexibility in the case of circumstances causing a council and/or mayoral vacancy, would change the process for selecting, specifically, the mayor.
In Airway Heights, the m...