Filing Period Set to Open for Three Arcadia City Council Seats

With the filing period for candidacy just around the corner, Arcadia’s City Council will have three seats up for election. After serving two consecutive four-year terms, Mayor John Wuo’s seat will be open, while councilmembers Robert Harbicht and Peter Amundson are eligible to run for a second term.

Amundson, who currently serves as Mayor Pro Tem, confirmed to Beacon Media that he does indeed plan to run for re-election.
“I think I bring a mindset and talents that are especially important to have on Council during these tough times,” he said.

Bob Harbicht was unable to be reached for comment.

Remaining on the Council are Gary Kovacic and Roger Chandler, who will both complete their current term in 2012.
The city of Arcadia’s city council election filing period opens on December 21, and will close on January 18. The city clerk’s office said they will not know the level of interest in the positions till after January 18.

December 10, 2009

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