November 5, 2019 Election

List of City Candidates and Ballot Issues

List of current city office holders

Cities with primary provision: No primary needed.

Iowa City

All terms 4 years.

All voters in the city may vote in all races.

Iowa City Precinct Map with Council Districts

Council At Large (two seats)

Megan Alter
936 Aspen Ct
Iowa City 52240
meganalterforcouncilATgmail.com

Laura Bergus
2231 California Ave
Iowa City 52240
319-541-9677
lauraATlaurabergus.com

Janice Weiner
39 Galway Cir.
Iowa City 52246
(571) 426-9869
janice4iowaATgmail.com

Council District A (one seat)

Pauline E. Taylor
1917 Graslon Dr
Iowa City 52246
319-321-0945
rickt2128ATaol.com

Council District C (one seat)

John Thomas
509 Brown St
Iowa City 52245
319-338-1841
johnfredricthomasATgmail.com

University Heights

All terms 2 years.

Mayor

Louise From
207 Monroe St
Iowa City 52246
319-321-5525
louisebobATmchsi.com


City Council (five seats)

Casey Cook
1 University Way #404
Iowa City 52246
319-330-5998
kcookATcook-appraisal.com

Liesa Moore
220 Koser Ave
Iowa City 52246
319-354-9135
liesakmooreATgmail.com

Sara O'Sullivan
23 George St
Iowa City 52246
319-400-1910
sara.a.osullivanATgmail.com

Silvia Quezada
416 Ridgeview Ave
Iowa City 52246
319-541-3321
smq130AThotmail.com

Bobby Scott
305 Koser Ave
Iowa City 52246
641-799-9996
robertcscott2019ATgmail.com

Doug Swailes
546 Mahaska Ct
Iowa City 52246
319-358-3820
dswailes71ATgmail.com

(Note: Dorothy Dotti Maher withdrew September 3.)

School districts and cities without primaries: Filing period August 26 - September 19.

Coralville

Mayor (two year term)

John A. Lundell
403 Holiday Road
Coralville 52241
319-400-1288
johnalundellATgmail.com

City Council (2 seats, four year terms)

Sandra J Alvira Roman
320 2nd St #118 PO Box 5406
Coralville 52241
319-530-9976
sandra.alvira1964ATgmail.com

Mitch Gross
1080 Ashlynd Ct
Coralville 52241
319-354-3179
mgcitycouncilATgmail.com

Jill Dodds
1400 12th Avenue
Coralville 52241
319-330-0242
simpleabundanceATmac.com

Hills

Mayor (two year term)

Tim Kemp
59 Williams Cir PO Box 336
Hills 52235
319-679-3309
kempiciaATsharontc.net

City Council (3 seats, four year terms)

Merle Hill
125 Williams Cir.
Hills 52235
319-679-2571

Cathy Knebel
409 Adams St PO Box 106
Hills 52235
319-679-2517
cknebsATgmail.com

Guy V. Sommers
121 N 2nd St PO Box 291
319-679-2395
elizbenjATsharontc.net

Ballot issue: Public Measure LX - Change of revenue purpose, local option sales and service tax (50% required)

Shall the following public measure be adopted?

Summary: To authorize a change in the use of the one percent (1%) local sales and services tax in the City of Hills, effective from July 1, 2015 until June 30, 2025.
The use of the one percent (1%) local sales and services tax shall be changed in the City of Hills effective February 5, 2020.

PROPOSED USE OF THE TAX:
If the change is approved, revenues from the sales and services tax shall be allocated as follows:
0% for direct property tax relief
The specific purposes for which the revenues shall otherwise be expended are:
100% for improvement of streets, sidewalks, storm sewers, sanitary sewer systems, public potable water systems, parks, economic development, upkeep and improvement of City-owned properties and any lawful purposes of the City of Hills, Iowa.

CURRENT USE OF THE TAX:
Revenues from the sales and services tax are currently allocated as follows:
0% for direct property tax relief.
The specific purposes for which the revenues are otherwise expended are:
100% for the improvement of streets, sidewalks, storm sewers, sanitary sewer systems, public potable water systems, and parks.

Lone Tree

Mayor (two year term)

Joanne Havel
709 S Devoe St PO Box 626
Lone Tree 52755
319-331-4984
bjhavelAThotmail.com

City Council (two seats, four year term)

Ruby Dickey
124 N Perkins St PO Box 72
Lone Tree 52755
319-430-0230
rdickeyATwindstream.net

David Wageman
208 W Jayne St PO Box 456
Lone Tree 52755
319-631-3107
dwagemanATwindstream.net

City Council (one seat, two year term to fill vacancy)

Mitchell Swinton
106 Ryan St PO Box 311
Lone Tree 52755
319-430-8734

North Liberty

City Council (3 seats, four year term)

Matthew Eckhardt
550 S Front St
North Liberty 52317
319-800-5888
matthewpauleckhardtATgmail.com

RaQuishia Harrington
70 Prairie Ridge Ct
North Liberty 52317
319-400-3814
raquishiaATgmail.com

Chris Hoffman
365 Fox Run
North Liberty 52317
319-321-4902
hoffmanchris5ATgmail.com

Michael Nicholls
795 Broadmoor Dr
North Liberty 52317
319-621-3682
handpiecerepairguyATgmail.com

Brent Smith
595 Penn Ridge Pl.
North Liberty 52317
319-331-5049
bsmith4nlATgmail.com

City Council (one seat, two year term to fill vacancy)

Brian Wayson
1550 W. Forevergreen Rd.
North Liberty 52317
319-541-1398
brianwaysonATsouthslope.net

Oxford

Mayor (two year term)

Penny K Jenn
115 N Prairie Ave PO Box 255
Oxford 52322
319-430-5162
dearpennyjennATgmail.com

City Council (3 seats, four year term)

David Cook
217 Center St PO Box 251
Oxford 52322
319-930-6820

Bryan Cooling
225 W Main St PO Box 312
Oxford 52322
319-930-2692
bcooling1ATgmail.com

Patricia Lewis
220 W Main St PO Box 368
Oxford 52322
607-425-2710
rpmsmATaol.com

Lorena Weppler
228 N Ohio Ave PO Box 159
Oxford 52322
319-573-9985
lorenawepplerATgmail.com

Ballot issue: Public Measure MA - Library levy (50% required)

Shall the City of Oxford, Iowa be authorized to levy, an amount of 27 cents per 1000 valuation for the purpose of increasing the annual operating budget of the Oxford Public Library with the collection of the levy commencing in the fiscal year beginning July, 2021 and to expire indefinitely?

Shueyville

City Council (3 seats, four year term)

Jack B. Frisk
2862 Water St NE
Swisher 52338
319-848-6030

Brent A. Foss
1305 South View Ln. NE
Swisher 52388
319-573-0989
bdtlfossATaol.com

Chris Lacy
1228 James Ave NE
Swisher 52338
319-857-4779
iacityfdATsouthslope.net

Solon

All terms four years.

Mayor

Steve Stange
400 Green Acres Dr
Solon 52333
319-321-4777
stange128ATgmail.com

City Council (2 seats)

John D. Farlinger
608 Majestic Oak Rdg
Solon 52333
319-333-8038
jfarlingerATgmail.com

Shawn Mercer
501 Whispering Willow Ln.
Solon 52333
319-241-1826
sme349ATme.com

Daniel P. O'Neil
619 Majestic Oak Rdg
Solon 52333
319-430-5509
doneil44ATmsn.com

Kevin Samek
223 E 5th St PO Box 325
Solon 52333
319-430-1069
ksamek1ATsouthslope.net

Ballot issue: Public Measure LZ - Hotel/motel tax (50% required)

Shall the City of Solon, Iowa be authorized to impose by Ordinance a Local Hotel and Motel Tax at a rate of seven percent (7%), effective July 1, 2020, with at least fifty percent (50%) of the revenues derived from the Local Hotel and Motel Tax to be used for the promotion and encouragement of tourist and convention business in the City and surrounding areas; and the remaining revenues derived from the Local Hotel and Motel Tax to be used for all other purposes permitted pursuant to Chapter 423A of the Code of Iowa?

Swisher

All terms four years.

Mayor

Christopher Taylor
421 3rd St SW
Swisher 52338
563-343-4711
christopher.james.taylorATgmail.com

City Council (3 seats)

Mary J. Gudenkauf
123 Jefferson Ave SW
Swisher 52338
gudenATsouthslope.net

Rebekah Neuendorf
421 Oak Ave SE
Swisher 52338
319-230-7943
rebekah.neuendorfATgmail.com

Michael A. Stagg
203 Division St SW PO Box 6
Swisher 52338
319-981-1000
mstaggATsouthslope.net

Tiffin

Mayor (2 year term)

Steve Berner
140 W 3rd St
Tiffin 52340
319-430-8719
steven.lee.bernerATgmail.com

Royce W. Phillips
331 Oriole Ct
Tiffin 52340
319-541-1180
royce.w.phillipsATgmail.com

City Council (2 seats, 4 year terms)

Melissa LN Arey
730 Timber Ridge Ct
Tiffin 52340
319-400-9347
melissalnareyATgmail.com

Christine Olney
624 Croell Ave PO Box 184
Tiffin 52340
319-330-8600
colney01ATmsn.com

Lexi Rector
611 Lilac St (mail: 484 State St)
Tiffin 52340
319-499-0735
lrect001ATgmail.com

Peggy Knowling Upton
276 W Goldfinch Dr
Tiffin 52340
319-400-7323
pupton59ATgmail.com

Rodney L Walls
230 Railroad St PO Box 175
Tiffin 52340
319-330-2827
coachxyzATsouthslope.net

Ballot issue: Public Measure MC - Library levy (50% required)

Shall the City of Tiffin, Iowa be authorized to increase the Tiffin Public Library support levy amount from 10 cents per $1000 of assessed valuation to 27 cents per $1000 of assessed valuation for the purpose of offsetting general fund expenses for the City of Tiffin’s annual operating budget. If approved, this levy increase is not intended to increase the City of Tiffin’s annual tax levy. This collection of the levy will commence in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020.

West Branch

City Council (3 seats)

Matt Van Scoyoc
Jerry Sexton
Tom Dean
Colton Miller

Ballot Issue: Public Measure J - Capital Improvements Levy (50% required)

"Shall the City of West Branch, Iowa, establish a perpetual capital improvement fund levy in the amount not to exceed sixty-seven and one-half cents per thousand dollars of taxable value per year of the purpose of funding specific capital improvement projects, or other expenditures as allowed by law, to be designed from time to time by the City Council of the City of West Branch, Iowa as provided by Iowa Code Section 384.7".

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Phone: 319-356-6004
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Bogdana Velterean
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Address
Johnson County Auditor’s Office
Administration Building
913 S. Dubuque St. Suite 101
Iowa City, IA 52240

Phone: 319-356-6004
Fax: 319-356-6086

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7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.



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