Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Doug Anderson to join incumbent Kerrin Swecker on Lakeville's City Council.
Incumbent Kerrin Swecker was re-elected to Lakeville's City Council on Nov. 6, and joining her will be Doug Anderson. Anderson fill Laurie Rieb's seat who vacated the council position to run for Lakeville mayor. See the results of that race. Anderson actually led all vote-getters with 13,695 votes, or 37.47 percent of the total. Swecker finished second with 12,960 votes, or 35.46 percent. David Bares finished third with 9,717 votes, good for 26.59 percent. For more election results, see our election results page. Lakeville Patch will have far more on the elections on Wednesday.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Letter writer: "Who sits on the Lakeville City Council is very important to the City of Lakeville, that is why I encourage residents to vote for David Bares."
Friday, October 19, 2012
To the editor, Who sits on the Lakeville City Council is very important to the City of Lakeville, that is why I encourage residents to vote for David Bares. David has the right business experience and knowledge to work for the City of Lakeville. His legal training makes him a critical thinker. His passion for the city is demonstrated by the time he gives in the Chamber, Rotary, Pan-O-Prog and many other groups in the city. His character and temperament are excellent for dealing with challenges that face our city. I will vote for David Bares for Lakeville City Council! Lisa Schneegans, Lakeville
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Lakeville's mayoral candidates participated in an election forum on Oct. 16.
Lakeville's City Council candidates participated in an election forum on Oct. 16. The video of the form can be found online. Moderated by the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce, the forum, held at City Hall, included incumbent council woman Kerrin Swecker, as well as challengers David Bares and Doug Anderson. Incumbent Laurie Rieb is vying for mayor, and not seeking re-election to her council seat. Lakeville Patch will follow the election through Nov. 6 election day.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Incumbent Council Members Laurie Rieb and Kerrin Swecker are both up for re-election this fall.
David Bares, a Lakeville resident, small business owner, and board member on Lakeville's Rotary Club, announced yesterday his intention to run for a seat on the City Council this fall. Council members Laurie Rieb and Kerrin Swecker are up for re-election in November with their four-year terms set to expire on Dec. 31. “I'm running because I want to assure that we have a successful Lakeville today and lay the groundwork for an even stronger city in years to come," Bares said in a statement. Bares has lived in Lakeville since 2000 with his wife and three children, his statement said. He says his main areas of focus will include building a stronger business climate, creating a more efficient delivery of city services, and offering wise …