A city director announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election, according to a news release.
At-large Director, position 6, and Vice Mayor Kevin Settle will run for re-election.
“I am excited to serve the citizens of Fort Smith over these past years," Settle said in a news release. "We have seen our city continue to grow and infrastructure investments continue to be made that will attract families, businesses and visitors to Fort Smith for many years to come. I have served as your at-large city director for three terms and vice-mayor for two terms, and I feel that I am very well informed about the vision of our citizens of Fort Smith. I would like to continue to work with our citizens to continue our progress of making our city great and continue to provide experienced leadership as your city director. We have a wonderful city that I am glad to call home and I want to continue to lay the foundation for our city to grow, prosper and develop for the future.”
Settle serves on the Executive Committee for the Arkansas Municipal League and is a board member for the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District.
The director position is nonpartisan. City directors serve four-year terms and make a salary of $1,000 a year based on meeting attendance and $400 a month in reimbursement for vehicle expenses. Election Day will be Nov. 6.