New Williston Mayor on Future - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

New Williston Mayor on Future

Posted: Updated:

An active mayoral campaign season in Williston ended with one candidate having a sizeable lead ahead of competitors.

Nearly 4,000 Williston residents cast votes at the polls yesterday and Williston mayor-elect Howard Klug says he was surprised when three-quarters of the vote were in his favor.

Klug says his campaign stayed positive and he says the voter support shows the values in Williston.

Mayor Klug took action on his new title early this morning -- meeting with the planning and zoning commission then meeting with city staff.

He says first on the agenda will be to find someone to fill his former seat on the city commission.

Then he hopes to shift focus to the upcoming legislative session -- looking at the budget and studies that show continued growth.

(Howard Klug, Williston Mayor-Elect) "What we're going to need for populations of 50,000 to 60,000, somewhere in that area. We're preparing things for the Governor's budget now. We've hired a firm to take a look at the over all plan for the whole city and stuff like that. We should be prepared. We should be ready."

The open commission seat will be a topic of discussion at a special city commission meeting in the next two weeks.

  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • Changes at VisitMinot Follow Investigation

    Changes at VisitMinot Follow Investigation

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:18:47 GMT
    The former head of Visit Minot resigned from her job this summer just as an investigation requested by the group's board of directors was being delivered, claimed she had mishandled funds.
    The former head of Visit Minot resigned from her job this summer just as an investigation requested by the group's board of directors was being delivered, claimed she had mishandled funds.
  • Mountrail County Grabs Ag Position from NDSU

    Mountrail County Grabs Ag Position from NDSU

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:17:42 GMT
    A North Dakota county is taking control of its ag agent, cutting NDSU's Extension Service out of the process.
    A North Dakota county is taking control of its ag agent, cutting NDSU's Extension Service out of the process.
  • Women Plead Not Guilty on Drug Sale

    Women Plead Not Guilty on Drug Sale

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:14:35 GMT
    Two women accused of selling drugs to undercover agents in Minot entered "not guilty" pleas to the felony charges today.
    Two women accused of selling drugs to undercover agents in Minot entered "not guilty" pleas to the felony charges today.
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.