Tonight, Paso Robles city council will select someone to finish the term of city councilwoman Maria Elena Garcia, who resigned because she is moving out of the district. The council will hold a special meeting this evening to discuss the vacancy. There are four people who applied to complete the term. Chris Bausch, Keith Boyd, Lars Jorgensen, and Rick Van Sant.
The board will conduct a special meeting this evening to discuss selecting a temporary council member out of the four applicants. You can hear that meeting live here on KPRL beginning at 6:30.
Long-term, there is also going to be an election in district two in November. Only one candidate in that election, it’s school board trustee Chris Bausch who says he’s prepared to make the transition from school board trustee to city councilman.
So, tonight the city council will appoint someone to finish out the few months remaining of Maria Elena Garcia’s term of office. Then the election will be held in November to replace her, and there’s only one candidate. Chris Bausch is running unopposed.