COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The recently retired executive director of the Voluntary Action Center announced he will run for the Fourth Ward seat on the City of Columbia’s city council.
Nick Foster served as the executive director for over nine years.
“Having lived in Columbia for eleven years and having been involved in serving the community through all those years,” Foster said in a release. “I now want to offer my energies and my skills to my community in public service.”
Filing for April's city council election opens Oct. 26. Candidates must pick up packets and submit signatures of ward residents in order to file. Seats in wards 3 and 4 are up for election along with the mayor's office.
Incumbent Ian Thomas in the Fourth Ward said he will not seek reelection.