Candidates set for Lake Placid village elections
LAKE PLACID — The slate of candidates for the upcoming village elections is set, with two people running for mayor, four running for two trustee seats and one running unopposed for justice.
The deadline to submit independent nominating petitions was 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, and village Clerk Anita Estling provided the names of all the candidates for the March 16 election.
Current Trustee and Deputy Mayor Art Devlin will run for mayor on the Republican Party and Teamwork Party lines against former Mayor Jamie Rogers, running on the Common Sense Party. Devlin has been a trustee since 2009. Rogers was mayor from 2005 to 2009.
Trustee Scott Monroe is seeking a third term on the Common Sense Party against Colin Hayes, on the A New Vision Party line; Marc Galvin with the Teamwork Party; and Jacquelyn Kelly, also with the Teamwork Party. One seat is being vacated by Devlin, who has reached his three-term limit this year.
Current village Justice David J. Coursen is running for reelection on the Justice Party line.
All terms are for four years.