Twenty-seven candidates have filed to run for 21 open seats on the Venice Neighborhood Council in this year’s Board of Officers election.
The election for the Venice Neighborhood Council Board of Officers is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 16th, at the Venice High School Auditorium, 13000 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista.
All Venice community stakeholders may vote to elect the candidates for two-year terms on the Neighborhood Council.
Stakeholders must show proof that they live, work or own property in Venice to vote. A list of valid credentials can be found at www.venicenc.org/election/.
At Argonaut press time, the only Neighborhood Council positions in which candidates were running opposed were treasurer, community outreach and community officer.
Current Neighborhood Council members Mike Newhouse and Linda Lucks are running unopposed for president and vice president respectively.
The names of write-in candidates are not listed on the printed ballot but will appear on a separate list the day of the election. The deadline for write-in candidates to file forms and documentation is 5 p.m. Thursday, September 13th.
Information on becoming a write-in candidate, (323) 256-6330.
The candidates for the seven executive officer positions and 14 community officer positions on the Neighborhood Council are:
ï Vice President
Joseph P. Murphy
Edward Ferrier (write-in)
ï Community Outreach
ï Land Use and Planning
ï Community Officers
Dexter N. O’Connell
Nadine D. Parkos
Nicholas J. Karno (write-in)
Morgan Alexander Simon
Stan Muhammad (write-in)
Information about the candidates will be available at the polling place, or www.venice nc.org/election/.