Wellnitz won't seek re-election
The two-term council member announced Friday that he would not run in the April 8, 2008, elections.
Wellnitz was first elected in 2004. He was council president in 2006-07.
Wellnitz, 29, said that it has been an honor to serve, but he wants to spend more time with his family.
“I believe strongly in community service and will continue to look for opportunities to contribute,” he said.
Wellnitz, an attorney, is a bureau director in the state Department of Regulation and Licensing.
Businessman Karl Dommershausen, announced Monday that he intends to run.
Spring-elections candidates may start circulating nominating petitions Dec. 1.