Now it’s a race in Union Bay byelection

Longtime Union Bay resident Bob Leary has announced his candidacy for the Union Bay Improvement District board of trustees.

Longtime Union Bay resident Bob Leary has announced his candidacy for the Union Bay Improvement District board of trustees. Leary, who does not belong to any local organization, worked “literally in the trenches” for Creston Water Works. In a news release, he said he has two main concerns: keeping clean water forever for the community, and keeping costs as low as possible.”I will never forget who I work for, all my fellow citizens of Union Bay,” Leary said.A special meeting will be held Oct. 19 at the community hall to elect a trustee to complete the remaining six months of a term formerly occupied by Alan de Jersey.Alan Webb, a semi-retired newcomer to Union Bay and member of the Taxpayers for Accountable Governance group, is the only other declared candidate in the byelection.

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