By Richard Dyer | Apache Junction Independent
Safety equipment for police officers, purchasing the rodeo grounds and Prospector Park land, getting rid of blight in the city and adding reliable public transportation are projects that need to be funded in Apache Junction, according to candidates for mayor and City Council.
Five Apache Junction residents have qualified to run for mayor and five others for three seats on City Council.
Running for mayor are Charles Austin, Robin Barker, Jeff Barlett, John Insalaco and Chip Wilson. Vying for council are Braden Biggs, Darryl Cross, Kelly Gremmel, Tess Nesser and Jeff Struble.