Candidates for Slave Lake town council
Seven people are running for six seats on Slave Lake town council. Four are incumbents and three have never served on council before.
As for the mayor’s position, Tyler Warman was acclaimed as mayor for a second term, having no opposition this time around.
Voters will be choosing a council that will face plenty of challenges – most having to do with the problem of providing the services and infrastructure residents expect and demand with a limited budget.
Voting takes place on Monday, Oct. 16 at the town council chambers. The polls are open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Brandle owns a real estate firm in Slave Lake and is seeking her second term on council.
Busk is seeking his third term on town council. He works as a manager for Baker Hughes in the field of lift systems and pumps.
The 32-year-old oilpatch worker is seeking his first term on town council. He’s the chief organizer of the Ice Breaker Hockey Game.
King is a community volunteer taking her second run at a council seat; she lost to Ferguson in the March byelection.
Hussain is the owner of Fas Gas in Slave Lake, as well as businesses in Smith. It’s his first run for town council.
McGregor also came to council by way of a byelection. She is seeking re-election to her first full term. She’s also a school board trustee.
Small business owner Ferguson is looking for his first full term as councillor, having joined council via a byelection win earlier this year.
Tyler Warman is not a candidate, having been acclaimed to a second term as mayor