Candidates for the Sycamore City Council, School District #427 and the Sycamore Park District have filed their petitions as candidates for the April 5, 2011 Consolidated Elections.
The City of Sycamore is a Council-Manager form of government. This form of government was passed by referendum in 2003. Alderpersons are elected, two in each of the four wards, and the aldermanic elections are held every two years, at which time half of the City Council is elected. The Mayor is elected at large every four years. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and the City Manager appoints all other employees. The elected officials determine policy, while professional, appointed officials implement policy.
April 5, 2011 Candidates: (I) Incumbent (C) Challenger
- Sycamore City Council: Earl Gable (C), 1st Ward; Gary Waight (C), 1st Ward; Chuck Stowe (I), 2nd Ward; Anthony D. Cvek (C), 2nd Ward; Greg Taylor (I), 3rd Ward; Rick Spider Kramer (C), 4th Ward
- Sycamore School District 427: Kris Wrenn (C), Cortland Township; Barb King (I), Cortland Township; – Steve Nelson (I), Sycamore
- Sycamore Park District : John Owens (I), Sycamore
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