Sixth Janesville City Council candidate announces
JANESVILLE--A sixth candidate has announced intentions to seek one of four open seats on the Janesville City Council, and an incumbent has announced she won’t seek re-election.
Ken Cass, 36, of 2107 Joliet St., is circulating nomination papers. The director of human resources at Rhyan Management, he has not previously sought public office.
Incumbent Deb Dongarra-Adams has signed a declaration of non-candidacy. Dongarra-Adams, who served a single two-year term, did not return a call for comment Wednesday.
Circulating nomination papers are incumbents DuWayne Severson and Sam Liebert and newcomers Brian Fitzgerald, Jerry Smythe and Sarah Carter.
Those interested must pick up nomination forms in the city clerk’s office at City Hall, 18 N. Jackson St., gather not fewer than 200 and not more than 400 signatures and return the papers by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2.