Holmes Beach election takes another turn
The city election in Holmes Beach took another turn this week when Mayor Carol Whitmore announced she changed her mind - again.
She first announced her intention not to seek another term as mayor, but that she would instead run for a seat on the city commission, a post she held prior to becoming mayor in 1998.
Meanwhile, incumbent Commissioner Rich Bohnenberger announced he will run for the mayor’s post, leaving a commission seat up for grabs.
City Commissioner Sandy Haas-Martens, whose term is up in November, said she will seek re-election as commissioner, although it was expected that she would run for the mayor’s seat.
Commissioner Roger Lutz apparently has not yet reached a decision to seek another term.