Banks, City Council, Elections

Current Mayor Peter Edison is running for city council

Mayor Peter Edison speaks at the Banks state of the city address on March 5, 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley

BANKS - Current city of Banks Mayor Peter Edison, 62, is running for city council position 4, while the current city councilor in that position, Stephanie Jones, is running for his seat as mayor. 

It’s a step, Edison said in an email interview with the Banks Post, made necessary due to the pressures he’s facing in his workplace due to COVID-19. 

“The outbreak of COVID-19 has put tremendous pressure on the profitability of my company. I find myself working longer hours and focusing the majority of my energy on my business and it doesn’t look like that will decrease any time soon. I simply don’t have the time to devote to the duties of Mayor . . .

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