It’s official: Five candidates will compete in November’s general election for two seats on the Pismo Beach City Council.
Pismo Beach City Clerk Elaina Cano confirmed today that local residents Erik Howell, a 17-year member of the Lucia Mar school board; and Sheila Blake, a retired airline supervisor, have qualified for the ballot.
They join three others: incumbent Ed Waage, a former emergency planning manager at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant who lost his bid for San Luis Obispo County supervisor earlier this year; property manager DJ White, chair of Pismo Beach’s Planning Commission; and Kevin Kreowski, a former agent with U.S. Border Patrol and now a business owner.
Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham is running unopposed for re-election.
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Statements from each of the candidates have been posted on the city’s website and are also available at the city clerk’s office at 760 Mattie Road.
For more information call 773-4657.