School board member Flavio Rivera kicked off his campaign for the 3rd Ward council seat on Thursday night promising supporters to oppose new tax increases.
The McLean Boulevard commercial corridor in the 3rd Ward contains the largest number of big-box stores — Pep Boys, Micro Center, Lowe’s — in the city.
Four candidates were certified on Monday afternoon to run in 3rd Ward city council race, according to the city clerk’s office.
3rd Ward incumbent councilman William McKoy launched his bid for a fifth term on Thursday night citing 16 years of accomplishments focused on economic development along the Route 20 corridor.
School board member Lilisa Mimms launched her bid for the 3rd Ward city council seat on Thursday night with an attack on incumbent councilman William McKoy calling the longtime councilman “expired.”